What can my grandmother know about Mary

In What can she know Lorraine Code argues for a feminist epistemology, in which our situation, community, position in society, matter to what we can know. Knowledge mainly available to men is
In What can she know Lorraine Code argues for a feminist epistemology, in which our situation, community, position in society, matter to what we can know. Knowledge mainly available to men is [More]

Full Professor of Theoretical Philosophy

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Utrecht University
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Utrecht University [More]

Secret Life of Passwords

Our passwords, ourselves. More than an annoyance, they are suffused with pathos, mischief, sometimes even poetry. They are totems of our inner lives…
Our passwords, ourselves. More than an annoyance, they are suffused with pathos, mischief, sometimes even poetry. They are totems of our inner lives… [More]

Inimitable Clive James

The Clive James voice: intensely serious yet self-mocking, grave but never solemn, highbrow but never snobby. And always gorgeously inventive…
The Clive James voice: intensely serious yet self-mocking, grave but never solemn, highbrow but never snobby. And always gorgeously inventive… [More]

Neuroscience Is ruining the Humanities

We have shifted our focus from the meaning of ideas to the means by which they’re produced, says Arthur Krystal. Neuroscience is ruining the humanities…
We have shifted our focus from the meaning of ideas to the means by which they’re produced, says Arthur Krystal. Neuroscience is ruining the humanities… [More]

Nelson Goodman

[New Entry by Daniel Cohnitz and Marcus Rossberg on November 21, 2014.] Henry Nelson Goodman (1906 - 1998) was one of the most influential philosophers of the post-war era of American philosophy.
[New Entry by Daniel Cohnitz and Marcus Rossberg on November 21, 2014.] Henry Nelson Goodman (1906 - 1998) was one of the most influential philosophers of the post-war era of American philosophy. [More]

Ancient Political Philosophy

[Revised entry by Melissa Lane on November 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Ancient political philosophy is understood here to mean ancient Greek and Roman thought from the classical
[Revised entry by Melissa Lane on November 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Ancient political philosophy is understood here to mean ancient Greek and Roman thought from the classical [More]

Bionic Ethics

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/51256116 Although bionics have been part of science fiction for quite some time (a well-known example is the Six Million Dollar Man), the reality of prosthetics has
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/51256116 Although bionics have been part of science fiction for quite some time (a well-known example is the Six Million Dollar Man), the reality of prosthetics has [More]

Question about Freedom, Law - Jonathan Westphal responds

If we have no free will, then is the entire legal system redundant since no one can be held accountable for anything since no one has control over their own actions? Response from: Jonathan
If we have no free will, then is the entire legal system redundant since no one can be held accountable for anything since no one has control over their own actions? Response from: Jonathan [More]

Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition

2014.11.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eran Dorfman, Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition, Rowman and Littlefield, 2014, 216pp., $37.95 (pbk), ISBN
2014.11.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eran Dorfman, Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition, Rowman and Littlefield, 2014, 216pp., $37.95 (pbk), ISBN [More]