The Facts in Logical Space: A Tractarian Ontology

2017.04.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jason Turner, The Facts in Logical Space: A Tractarian Ontology, Oxford University Press, 2016, 362pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN
2017.04.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jason Turner, The Facts in Logical Space: A Tractarian Ontology, Oxford University Press, 2016, 362pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

"Universities are now terrible places to find political heterogeneity," writes Jennifer Senior. "<strong>Campus discourse</strong> has become the equivalent of the supermarket banana. Only one genetic variety remains"

&quot;Universities are now terrible places to find political heterogeneity,&quot; writes Jennifer Senior. &quot;Campus discourse has become the equivalent of the supermarket banana. Only one genetic variety
"Universities are now terrible places to find political heterogeneity," writes Jennifer Senior. "Campus discourse has become the equivalent of the supermarket banana. Only one genetic variety [More]

Expertise is everywhere under attack, a reality that's stirred moral panic. Why? Because the flip side of <strong>faith in expertise</strong> is a belief that the public is incompetent

Expertise is everywhere under attack, a reality that&#39;s stirred moral panic. Why? Because the flip side of faith in expertise is a belief that the public is
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<span>In some cultures,&nbsp;</span><strong>shyness is a virtue</strong><span>, a sign of refinement. But it befuddled Darwin, who didn't see any benefit to our species</span>

In some cultures,&amp;nbsp;shyness is a virtue, a sign of refinement. But it befuddled Darwin, who didn&#39;t see any benefit to our
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<span>The writing of&nbsp;</span><strong>John Berger</strong><span>&nbsp;can seem kitschy, deluded, masculinist, creepy. But in his strangeness were kindness and sincerity. He sought above all to help us see more clearly</span>

The writing of&amp;nbsp;John Berger&amp;nbsp;can seem kitschy, deluded, masculinist, creepy. But in his strangeness were kindness and sincerity. He sought above all to help us see more
The writing of John Berger can seem kitschy, deluded, masculinist, creepy. But in his strangeness were kindness and sincerity. He sought above all to help us see more [More]

Long ago the <strong>ideas of equality</strong> and a common humanity were unthinkable; today they are the default position of almost all of us. How did that happen?

Long ago the ideas of equality and a common humanity were unthinkable; today they are the default position of almost all of us. How did that
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Particle physics helps explain astronomy; botany shapes archaeology; the moon landing informs paleontology. <strong>Does all science converge?</strong>

Particle physics helps explain astronomy; botany shapes archaeology; the moon landing informs paleontology. Does all science
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In <strong>Robert Lowell</strong>&rsquo;s day, men didn&rsquo;t talk about their feelings much. People in general didn&rsquo;t talk about mental illness. He talked about both

In Robert Lowell&amp;rsquo;s day, men didn&amp;rsquo;t talk about their feelings much. People in general didn&amp;rsquo;t talk about mental illness. He talked about
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<strong>Darwin&rsquo;s work</strong><span>&nbsp;set off an intellectual earthquake in America. It transformed Thoreau from a poet into a geologist, altered abolitionism, and spurred a generation of literary naturalists</span>

Darwin&amp;rsquo;s work&amp;nbsp;set off an intellectual earthquake in America. It transformed Thoreau from a poet into a geologist, altered abolitionism, and spurred a generation of literary
Darwin’s work set off an intellectual earthquake in America. It transformed Thoreau from a poet into a geologist, altered abolitionism, and spurred a generation of literary [More]

<span>From Soviet verse to spontaneous hoedowns. Clad in Cossack garb,&nbsp;</span><span><strong>Yevgeny Yevtushenko</strong>&nbsp;</span><span>developed a passion for cowboy poetry in Oklahoma</span>

From Soviet verse to spontaneous hoedowns. Clad in Cossack garb,&amp;nbsp;Yevgeny Yevtushenko&amp;nbsp;developed a passion for cowboy poetry in
From Soviet verse to spontaneous hoedowns. Clad in Cossack garb, Yevgeny Yevtushenko developed a passion for cowboy poetry in [More]