Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy

2015.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel Steel, Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy, Cambridge University
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Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account

2015.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin Jung, Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account, Routledge, 2015, 202pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.05.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin Jung, Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account, Routledge, 2015, 202pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

The American protest against <em>Charlie Hebdo</em> isn't about American ignorance of French satire. No, it's about <strong>panic and fear</strong> in literary New York

The American protest against Charlie Hebdo isn&#39;t about American ignorance of French satire. No, it&#39;s about panic and fear in literary New
The American protest against Charlie Hebdo isn't about American ignorance of French satire. No, it's about panic and fear in literary New [More]

<strong>Bertrand Russell</strong> said that he feared argument with John Maynard Keynes, likening it to taking his life in his own hands. Keynes was ruthless, especially toward fellow academics.

Bertrand Russell said that he feared argument with John Maynard Keynes, likening it to taking his life in his own hands. Keynes was ruthless, especially toward fellow
Bertrand Russell said that he feared argument with John Maynard Keynes, likening it to taking his life in his own hands. Keynes was ruthless, especially toward fellow [More]

"There is a tendency to <strong>hubris in science</strong>," says Tom Stoppard. Such a tendency is evident in David Sloan Wilson: "If my passion comes across as hubris, then let it!"

&quot;There is a tendency to hubris in science,&quot; says Tom Stoppard. Such a tendency is evident in David Sloan Wilson: &quot;If my passion comes across as hubris, then let
"There is a tendency to hubris in science," says Tom Stoppard. Such a tendency is evident in David Sloan Wilson: "If my passion comes across as hubris, then let [More]

Quantum Gravity

[Revised entry by Steven Weinstein and Dean Rickles on May 27, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Quantum Gravity, broadly construed, is a physical theory (still &#39;under construction&#39;)
[Revised entry by Steven Weinstein and Dean Rickles on May 27, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Quantum Gravity, broadly construed, is a physical theory (still 'under construction') [More]

Is the Flash as Bad as the Reverse Flash?

Philosophers often make use of fictional examples in order to discuss ethical issues. In some cases, this is because they are discussing hypotheticals and do not have real examples to discuss. For
Philosophers often make use of fictional examples in order to discuss ethical issues. In some cases, this is because they are discussing hypotheticals and do not have real examples to discuss. For [More]

Essays in Collective Epistemology

2015.05.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jennifer Lackey (ed.),&#160;Essays in Collective Epistemology, Oxford University Press, 2014, 253pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.05.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jennifer Lackey (ed.), Essays in Collective Epistemology, Oxford University Press, 2014, 253pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Moral Failure: On the Impossible Demands of Morality

2015.05.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lisa Tessman,&#160;Moral Failure: On the Impossible Demands of Morality, Oxford University Press, 2015, 281pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.05.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lisa Tessman, Moral Failure: On the Impossible Demands of Morality, Oxford University Press, 2015, 281pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Being unmarried or living alone is not the same as being alone. Yet <strong>single women</strong> are deemed pitiable, if not vilified. What happened to the joys of solitude?

Being unmarried or living alone is not the same as being alone. Yet single women are deemed pitiable, if not vilified. What happened to the joys of
Being unmarried or living alone is not the same as being alone. Yet single women are deemed pitiable, if not vilified. What happened to the joys of [More]