Wells Fargo & Financial Crimes

Embed from Getty Images The venerable Wells Fargo bank made the news in 2016 for financial misdeeds on a massive scale. Employees of the company, in an effort to meet the quotas set by management,
Embed from Getty Images The venerable Wells Fargo bank made the news in 2016 for financial misdeeds on a massive scale. Employees of the company, in an effort to meet the quotas set by management, [More]

The origin of the word “slang” is known!

Caution is a virtue, but, like every other virtue, it can be practiced with excessive zeal and become a vice (like parsimony turning into stinginess). The negative extreme of caution is
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What's causing <strong>literary culture&rsquo;s decline</strong>? According to Cynthia Ozick, it&rsquo;s neither TV nor the internet but weak literary criticism. &ldquo;Without the critics, incoherence.&rdquo;

What&#39;s causing literary culture&amp;rsquo;s decline? According to Cynthia Ozick, it&amp;rsquo;s neither TV nor the internet but weak literary criticism. &amp;ldquo;Without the critics,
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The notion of <strong>time travel</strong> beguiled Bertrand Russell, Kurt G&ouml;del, and Stephen Hawking. Has any idea produced more convoluted and futile philosophical analysis?

The notion of time travel beguiled Bertrand Russell, Kurt G&amp;ouml;del, and Stephen Hawking. Has any idea produced more convoluted and futile philosophical
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What's causing <strong>iterary culture&rsquo;s decline</strong>? According to Cynthia Ozick, it&rsquo;s neither TV nor the internet but weak literary criticism. &ldquo;Without the critics, incoherence.&rdquo;

What&#39;s causing iterary culture&amp;rsquo;s decline? According to Cynthia Ozick, it&amp;rsquo;s neither TV nor the internet but weak literary criticism. &amp;ldquo;Without the critics,
What's causing iterary culture’s decline? According to Cynthia Ozick, it’s neither TV nor the internet but weak literary criticism. “Without the critics, [More]

Locke, Hume, and the Treacherous Logos of Atomism: The Eclipse of Democratic Values in the Early Modern Period

2016.09.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert J. Roecklein, Locke, Hume, and the Treacherous Logos of Atomism: The Eclipse of Democratic Values in the Early Modern
2016.09.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert J. Roecklein, Locke, Hume, and the Treacherous Logos of Atomism: The Eclipse of Democratic Values in the Early Modern [More]

Those insufferable men. For the French novelist <strong>Marguerite Duras</strong>, love was terrible because men were terrible. Naturally, she did her finest writing while single

Those insufferable men. For the French novelist Marguerite Duras, love was terrible because men were terrible. Naturally, she did her finest writing while
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<strong>Philosopher problems</strong>. &ldquo;All we do is gloss each other,&rdquo; complained Montaigne in the 16th century. Since then the field&rsquo;s issues have only worsened

Philosopher problems. &amp;ldquo;All we do is gloss each other,&amp;rdquo; complained Montaigne in the 16th century. Since then the field&amp;rsquo;s issues have only
Philosopher problems. “All we do is gloss each other,” complained Montaigne in the 16th century. Since then the field’s issues have only [More]

<strong>Shirley Jackson&rsquo;s biography</strong> had uncanny parallels to her fiction. But what can it tell us about an author who wanted to trade in her life and start anew?

Shirley Jackson&amp;rsquo;s biography had uncanny parallels to her fiction. But what can it tell us about an author who wanted to trade in her life and start
Shirley Jackson’s biography had uncanny parallels to her fiction. But what can it tell us about an author who wanted to trade in her life and start [More]

Mocked in the movie <em>Aladdin</em>, <strong>William F. Buckley&rsquo;s singular style of speaking</strong> merits attention. Like his ideas, it was heavily influenced by the Spanish language

Mocked in the movie Aladdin, William F. Buckley&amp;rsquo;s singular style of speaking merits attention. Like his ideas, it was heavily influenced by the Spanish
Mocked in the movie Aladdin, William F. Buckley’s singular style of speaking merits attention. Like his ideas, it was heavily influenced by the Spanish [More]