Stain Removal: Ethics and Race

2017.03.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Reid Miller, Stain Removal: Ethics and Race, Oxford University Press, 2017, 204pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190280970.
2017.03.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Reid Miller, Stain Removal: Ethics and Race, Oxford University Press, 2017, 204pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190280970. [More]

Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World: Beyond Tolerance

2017.03.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ryan Muldoon, Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World: Beyond Tolerance, Routledge, 2016, 131pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN
2017.03.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ryan Muldoon, Social Contract Theory for a Diverse World: Beyond Tolerance, Routledge, 2016, 131pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Contractarianism

[Revised entry by Ann Cudd and Seena Eftekhari on March 15, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "Contractarianism" names both a political theory of the legitimacy of political authority and
[Revised entry by Ann Cudd and Seena Eftekhari on March 15, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "Contractarianism" names both a political theory of the legitimacy of political authority and [More]

Maimonides

[Revised entry by Kenneth Seeskin on March 15, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Moses ben Maimon [known to English speaking audiences as Maimonides and Hebrew speaking as Rambam] (1138 -
[Revised entry by Kenneth Seeskin on March 15, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Moses ben Maimon [known to English speaking audiences as Maimonides and Hebrew speaking as Rambam] (1138 - [More]

Stealing Jobs

Embed from Getty Images One stock talking point is that illegal immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans. This point is then used as part of the justification for “building the wall” and
Embed from Getty Images One stock talking point is that illegal immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans. This point is then used as part of the justification for “building the wall” and [More]

Why bother?

Yes, there is every reason to bother. Read the following: “One of the most common expressions in everyday life, and one which is generally used by all classes, is the expression ‘Don’t bother me!’
Yes, there is every reason to bother. Read the following: “One of the most common expressions in everyday life, and one which is generally used by all classes, is the expression ‘Don’t bother me!’ [More]

Can art save us from fundamentalism?

London, rain, and Rothko—each was foreign to the missionary encampment on the Navajo reservation where Jakob grew up, in the 1980s. Back then, he seized every opportunity to share the gospel with
London, rain, and Rothko—each was foreign to the missionary encampment on the Navajo reservation where Jakob grew up, in the 1980s. Back then, he seized every opportunity to share the gospel with [More]

A democracy with an exceptionalist heritage is unprepared to respond wisely when arrogance takes over. That's the lesson of <strong>Athens and Plato</strong>: Greatness has to be earned again and again

A democracy with an exceptionalist heritage is unprepared to respond wisely when arrogance takes over. That&#39;s the lesson of Athens and Plato: Greatness has to be earned again and
A democracy with an exceptionalist heritage is unprepared to respond wisely when arrogance takes over. That's the lesson of Athens and Plato: Greatness has to be earned again and [More]

When failure to get the story was the story. The trope pervaded the New Journalism. Now <strong>Joan Didion</strong> shares her journalistic defeat: the South

When failure to get the story was the story. The trope pervaded the New Journalism. Now Joan Didion shares her journalistic defeat: the
When failure to get the story was the story. The trope pervaded the New Journalism. Now Joan Didion shares her journalistic defeat: the [More]

Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform

2017.03.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Tommie Shelby, Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform, Harvard University Press, 2016, 340pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN
2017.03.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Tommie Shelby, Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform, Harvard University Press, 2016, 340pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN [More]