Essays on Paradoxes

2017.07.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Terence Horgan,  Essays on Paradoxes, Oxford University Press, 2016, 336pp, $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199858422. Reviewed by
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Truman Capote's excesses would, in his final years, seal his fate as an outcast of the "in" crowd. Now that Capote the personality has faded, it's easier to assess <strong>Capote the artist</strong>

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<strong><em>Ulysses </em>and the law</strong>. In 1899, Joyce attended a murder trial in Dublin. That case helped form the fabric of a novel that landed Joyce in court&nbsp;

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Information existed before <strong>Claude Shannon</strong>, but there had been little sense of it as an idea, an object of hard science. Shannon's insight made our world possible

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The Ethics of Time: A Phenomenology and Hermeneutics of Change

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Self-Consciousness

[New Entry by Joel Smith on July 13, 2017.] Human beings are conscious not only of the world around them but also of themselves: their activities, their bodies, and their mental lives. They are,
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The emphasis on smarts, combined with black people&rsquo;s grievous history in America, suggests an approach to the issue of <strong>race and IQ</strong>: Stop talking about it. John McWhorter explains

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Black pudding, chipped beef on toast, jellied bouillon salad, protein powder stirred into diet orange soda: &ldquo;Every life has a <strong>food story</strong>, and every food story is unique&rdquo;

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20th-century <strong>American conservatism </strong>was a combination of inherited reflexes and political opportunism that never made any sense. Now it's come undone

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Resistance of the Sensible World: An Introduction to Merleau-Ponty

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