The defiant <strong>conformists of Bloomsbury</strong>. &ldquo;Only in Great Britain did the modern intelligentsia conform to the ruling class rather than rebel against it&rdquo;

The defiant conformists of Bloomsbury. &amp;ldquo;Only in Great Britain did the modern intelligentsia conform to the ruling class rather than rebel against
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The defiant conformists of Bloomsbury. “Only in Great Britain did the modern intelligentsia conform to the ruling class rather than rebel against it”

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Friedrich Schiller

[New Entry by Lydia L. Moland on April 21, 2017.] Johann Christoph Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) is best known for his immense influence on German literature. In his relatively short life, he
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[New Entry by Lydia L. Moland on April 21, 2017.] Johann Christoph Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) is best known for his immense influence on German literature. In his relatively short life, he authored an extraordinary series of dramas, including The Robbers, Maria Stuart, and the trilogy Wallenstein. He was also a prodigious poet, composing perhaps most famously the "Ode to Joy" featured in the culmination of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and enshrined, some two centuries later, in the European...

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We suffer from &ldquo;nature-deficit disorder&rdquo; and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: <strong>Take a hike</strong>

We suffer from &amp;ldquo;nature-deficit disorder&amp;rdquo; and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a
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We suffer from “nature-deficit disorder” and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a hike

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More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century America

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century
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More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century America

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More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century America

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century
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More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century America

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Virtual Colloquium: Brandon Warmke, “God’s Standing to Forgive”

Today&amp;#8217;s Virtual Colloquium is &amp;#8220;God&amp;#8217;s Standing to Forgive&amp;#8221; by Brandon Warmke. Dr. Warmke received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Arizona in 2014 and is currently
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Today’s Virtual Colloquium is “God’s Standing to Forgive” by Brandon Warmke. Dr. Warmke received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Arizona in 2014 and is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. His work in moral philosophy has been published in journals such as Philosophical Studies, Canadian Journal [...]

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We suffer from &ldquo;nature deficit disorder&rdquo; and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: <strong>Take a hike</strong>

We suffer from &amp;ldquo;nature deficit disorder&amp;rdquo; and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a
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We suffer from “nature deficit disorder” and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a hike

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More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theatre designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century America

More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theatre designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century
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More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theatre designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century America

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Long skeptical of the value of philosophy, Silicon Valley may be coming around. &ldquo;When bullshit can no longer be tolerated,&rdquo; they turn to a sort-of <strong>Chief Philosophy Officer</strong>

Long skeptical of the value of philosophy, Silicon Valley may be coming around. &amp;ldquo;When bullshit can no longer be tolerated,&amp;rdquo; they turn to a sort-of Chief Philosophy
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Long skeptical of the value of philosophy, Silicon Valley may be coming around. “When bullshit can no longer be tolerated,” they turn to a sort-of Chief Philosophy Officer

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Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?

2017.04.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Tye, Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?, Oxford University Press, 2017, 256pp., $29.95 (hbk),
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2017.04.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Tye, Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?, Oxford University Press, 2017, 256pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780190278014. Reviewed by Colin Klein, Macquarie University Most of us are willing to accept that some nonhuman animals are conscious. Primates and dogs are an easy sell. Once upon a time, it was also easy to draw the line at mammals. The past few decades have revealed surprising complexity and intelligence among vertebrates like fish and birds, however, and even the higher invertebrates such as the octopus. More recently, cautious claims have appeared on behalf of simpler invertebrates like insects and crabs. Yet does the cleverness of the honeybee really give us reason to think that it has phenomenal consciousness? Michael Tye argues for the affirmative. Arguing from straightforward principles, he comes to the conclusion that consciousness is widespread. Along the way, he. . .

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