Philosophy, Sophistry, Antiphilosophy: Badiou's Dispute with Lyotard

2016.02.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew R. McLennan, Philosophy, Sophistry, Antiphilosophy: Badiou's Dispute with Lyotard, Bloomsbury, 2015, 150pp., $112.00
2016.02.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew R. McLennan, Philosophy, Sophistry, Antiphilosophy: Badiou's Dispute with Lyotard, Bloomsbury, 2015, 150pp., $112.00 [More]

<strong>Authenticity and art</strong>. When it&rsquo;s possible to create visually perfect reproductions of famous works, will we discard the originals, or celebrate them anew?

Authenticity and art. When it&amp;rsquo;s possible to create visually perfect reproductions of famous works, will we discard the originals, or celebrate them
Authenticity and art. When it’s possible to create visually perfect reproductions of famous works, will we discard the originals, or celebrate them [More]

<strong>The toll of technology</strong>. We're engaged in &ldquo;a race to the bottom of the brain stem.&rdquo; Rewards go to those companies that keep us mindlessly attentive

The toll of technology. We&#39;re engaged in &amp;ldquo;a race to the bottom of the brain stem.&amp;rdquo; Rewards go to those companies that keep us mindlessly
The toll of technology. We're engaged in “a race to the bottom of the brain stem.” Rewards go to those companies that keep us mindlessly [More]

Thinking about Oneself: From Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self

2016.02.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kristina Musholt, Thinking about Oneself: From Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self, MIT Press, 2015, 210pp., $40.00
2016.02.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kristina Musholt, Thinking about Oneself: From Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self, MIT Press, 2015, 210pp., $40.00 [More]

Dutch Book Arguments

[Revised entry by Susan Vineberg on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The Dutch Book argument (DBA) for probabilism (namely the view that an agent&#39;s degrees of belief should
[Revised entry by Susan Vineberg on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The Dutch Book argument (DBA) for probabilism (namely the view that an agent's degrees of belief should [More]

The Turing Test

[Revised entry by Graham Oppy and David Dowe on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The phrase &quot;The Turing Test&quot; is most properly used to refer to a proposal made by Turing
[Revised entry by Graham Oppy and David Dowe on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The phrase "The Turing Test" is most properly used to refer to a proposal made by Turing [More]

The Frame Problem

[Revised entry by Murray Shanahan on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] To most AI researchers, the frame problem is the challenge of representing the effects of action in
[Revised entry by Murray Shanahan on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] To most AI researchers, the frame problem is the challenge of representing the effects of action in [More]

Dewey's Aesthetics

[Revised entry by Tom Leddy on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] John Dewey is well known for his work in logic, scientific inquiry, and philosophy of education. His fame is
[Revised entry by Tom Leddy on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] John Dewey is well known for his work in logic, scientific inquiry, and philosophy of education. His fame is [More]

The Definition of Morality

[Revised entry by Bernard Gert and Joshua Gert on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The topic of this entry is not - at least directly - moral theory; rather, it is the
[Revised entry by Bernard Gert and Joshua Gert on February 8, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The topic of this entry is not - at least directly - moral theory; rather, it is the [More]

Form vs. Matter

[New Entry by Thomas Ainsworth on February 8, 2016.] Aristotle famously contends that every physical object is a compound of matter and form. This doctrine has been dubbed &quot;hylomorphism&quot;, a
[New Entry by Thomas Ainsworth on February 8, 2016.] Aristotle famously contends that every physical object is a compound of matter and form. This doctrine has been dubbed "hylomorphism", a [More]