Farewell to TNR

Paul Berman has read the post-mortems for The New Republic, and he’s annoyed. Yes, it was political magazine. But it was also a singular journal of the arts…
Paul Berman has read the post-mortems for The New Republic, and he’s annoyed. Yes, it was political magazine. But it was also a singular journal of the arts… [More]

French Obsession With National Suicide

The French are prickly about criticism – who isn’t, really? But when it comes to French-bashing, no one does it better than the French…
The French are prickly about criticism – who isn’t, really? But when it comes to French-bashing, no one does it better than the French… [More]

How to be intoxicated

Intoxication is an allure best managed, not escaped. This insight – simple and profound – stretches back to Euripides, at a time when drunkenness was new…
Intoxication is an allure best managed, not escaped. This insight – simple and profound – stretches back to Euripides, at a time when drunkenness was new… [More]

Imprecise Probabilities

[New Entry by Seamus Bradley on December 20, 2014.] It has been argued that imprecise probabilities are a natural and intuitive way of overcoming some of the issues with orthodox precise
[New Entry by Seamus Bradley on December 20, 2014.] It has been argued that imprecise probabilities are a natural and intuitive way of overcoming some of the issues with orthodox precise [More]

New Left history

The writing of history has its own history, which was indelibly shaped by the ambitious and flawed New Left historians…
The writing of history has its own history, which was indelibly shaped by the ambitious and flawed New Left historians… [More]

Art of rewriting

“I can’t teach someone to write,” says John Casey, “but I can sometimes teach someone to rewrite.” What he can teach them is craft…
“I can’t teach someone to write,” says John Casey, “but I can sometimes teach someone to rewrite.” What he can teach them is craft… [More]

Putin and political fantasy

Russia is a cultivator of theories and doctrines, with an overwhelming temptation to find the secret forces – imagined or not – intent on destroying the nation…
Russia is a cultivator of theories and doctrines, with an overwhelming temptation to find the secret forces – imagined or not – intent on destroying the nation… [More]

Beef

One of the challenges presented by the ever-growing human population is producing enough food to feed everyone. There is also the distribution challenge: being able to get the food to the people and
One of the challenges presented by the ever-growing human population is producing enough food to feed everyone. There is also the distribution challenge: being able to get the food to the people and [More]

Assistant professor in bioethics and public health

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public [More]

Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

2014.12.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Unger, Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2014, 258pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.12.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Unger, Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2014, 258pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]