2017 International Tübingen Symposium on Ethics: The Value of [Not] Being Diverse- An Interdisciplin

Conference Name: 2017 International Tübingen Symposium on Ethics: The Value of [Not] Being Diverse- An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Social Cohesion, Diversity, Moral Pluralism and their
Conference Name: 2017 International Tübingen Symposium on Ethics: The Value of [Not] Being Diverse- An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Social Cohesion, Diversity, Moral Pluralism and their [More]

Abstract objects: two ways of introducing them, in the core and the periphery of language

One of the most striking features of natural language is that it comes with a wealth of terms for abstract objects, or so it seems, and to a great extent they can be formed quite systematically and
One of the most striking features of natural language is that it comes with a wealth of terms for abstract objects, or so it seems, and to a great extent they can be formed quite systematically and [More]

After decades of literary labor, <strong>Bulgakov </strong>had published little: some short stories, part of a novel. The problem? His failure to understand what was wanted from his work

After decades of literary labor, Bulgakov had published little: some short stories, part of a novel. The problem? His failure to understand what was wanted from his
After decades of literary labor, Bulgakov had published little: some short stories, part of a novel. The problem? His failure to understand what was wanted from his [More]

As Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote, &ldquo;The intellect is a muscle; it must be exercised.&rdquo; But that exercise varies. Consider the <strong>reading habits of book critics</strong>

As Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote, &amp;ldquo;The intellect is a muscle; it must be exercised.&amp;rdquo; But that exercise varies. Consider the reading habits of book
As Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote, “The intellect is a muscle; it must be exercised.” But that exercise varies. Consider the reading habits of book [More]

After decades of research and dozens of excellent books, is there anything new to say about <strong>Hitchcock, Welles, and Kubrick</strong>? Yes, quite a lot

After decades of research and dozens of excellent books, is there anything new to say about Hitchcock, Welles, and Kubrick? Yes, quite a
After decades of research and dozens of excellent books, is there anything new to say about Hitchcock, Welles, and Kubrick? Yes, quite a [More]

English idioms and The British Apollo

In 1708, London witnessed the appearance of The British Apollo, or Curious Amusements for the INGENIOUS. To which are Added the most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick. Perform’d by a
In 1708, London witnessed the appearance of The British Apollo, or Curious Amusements for the INGENIOUS. To which are Added the most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick. Perform’d by a [More]

Film as an art form is routinely dismissed in comparison to books. The attitude is so taken for granted the people assume even <strong>Martin Scorsese </strong>subscribes to it. He doesn't

Film as an art form is routinely dismissed in comparison to books. The attitude is so taken for granted the people assume even Martin Scorsese subscribes to it. He
Film as an art form is routinely dismissed in comparison to books. The attitude is so taken for granted the people assume even Martin Scorsese subscribes to it. He [More]

Of dogs, apes, and humans

It&#39;s the late afternoon and you are in the kitchen, idly beginning to think about dinner, at the end of a long day at work. Suddenly the peace is shattered by the noisy entrance of your dog and your
It's the late afternoon and you are in the kitchen, idly beginning to think about dinner, at the end of a long day at work. Suddenly the peace is shattered by the noisy entrance of your dog and your [More]

Fifty years after her genteel verse graced the Yale Younger Poets series, <strong>Adrienne Rich</strong> had become a dissident. She hadn&rsquo;t exactly chosen poetry in the first place

Fifty years after her genteel verse graced the Yale Younger Poets series, Adrienne Rich had become a dissident. She hadn&amp;rsquo;t exactly chosen poetry in the first
Fifty years after her genteel verse graced the Yale Younger Poets series, Adrienne Rich had become a dissident. She hadn’t exactly chosen poetry in the first [More]

For the Third Reich, dominance culturally was as important as politically and economically. The Nazis pursued <strong>a new aesthetics for a new order</strong> -- and showed how swiftly liberal principles can be hollowed out

For the Third Reich, dominance culturally was as important as politically and economically. The Nazis pursued a new aesthetics for a new order -- and showed how swiftly liberal principles can be
For the Third Reich, dominance culturally was as important as politically and economically. The Nazis pursued a new aesthetics for a new order -- and showed how swiftly liberal principles can be [More]