The Ethics of Climate Engineering: Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice

2017.12.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Toby Svoboda, The Ethics of Climate Engineering: Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice, Routledge, 2017, 176pp.,
2017.12.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Toby Svoboda, The Ethics of Climate Engineering: Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice, Routledge, 2017, 176pp., [More]

Pseudoscience, by definition, should not appear in scientific publications. But peer review is a porous gatekeeper, and &ldquo;<strong>predatory publishers</strong>&rdquo; are shameless

Pseudoscience, by definition, should not appear in scientific publications. But peer review is a porous gatekeeper, and &amp;ldquo;predatory publishers&amp;rdquo; are
Pseudoscience, by definition, should not appear in scientific publications. But peer review is a porous gatekeeper, and “predatory publishers” are [More]

<strong>Goethe</strong> was an uninhibited pagan who boasted of his "pretty wild life" and knowledge of girls. Yet he didn't have sex until he was nearly 40. What gives?

Goethe was an uninhibited pagan who boasted of his &quot;pretty wild life&quot; and knowledge of girls. Yet he didn&#39;t have sex until he was nearly 40. What
Goethe was an uninhibited pagan who boasted of his "pretty wild life" and knowledge of girls. Yet he didn't have sex until he was nearly 40. What [More]

What do <strong>Ursula K. Le Guin</strong>, chronicler of imaginary lands, and <strong>James Salter</strong>, who wrote of soldiers and marriage, have in common? They're both moralists

What do Ursula K. Le Guin, chronicler of imaginary lands, and James Salter, who wrote of soldiers and marriage, have in common? They&#39;re both
What do Ursula K. Le Guin, chronicler of imaginary lands, and James Salter, who wrote of soldiers and marriage, have in common? They're both [More]

Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense

2017.12.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Chauncey Maher, Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense, Routledge, 2017, 131 pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138739192. Reviewed
2017.12.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Chauncey Maher, Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense, Routledge, 2017, 131 pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138739192. Reviewed [More]

<strong>Freud&rsquo;s theories</strong> don&rsquo;t mesh well with modern science. Yet he represents something important for neuroscientists: the possibility that laws govern mental life

Freud&amp;rsquo;s theories don&amp;rsquo;t mesh well with modern science. Yet he represents something important for neuroscientists: the possibility that laws govern mental
Freud’s theories don’t mesh well with modern science. Yet he represents something important for neuroscientists: the possibility that laws govern mental [More]

<strong>Toril Moi</strong> believes literary theory has corrosive consequences. She wants to transform the way we think about language. But her version of literary studies has no literature

Toril Moi believes literary theory has corrosive consequences. She wants to transform the way we think about language. But her version of literary studies has no
Toril Moi believes literary theory has corrosive consequences. She wants to transform the way we think about language. But her version of literary studies has no [More]

<strong>Adam Gopnik</strong> has been called a monster of privilege, a &ldquo;pastry fetishist.&rdquo; His response? We don&rsquo;t dismiss Proust for depicting a well-off white man in Paris in the 1880s

Adam Gopnik has been called a monster of privilege, a &amp;ldquo;pastry fetishist.&amp;rdquo; His response? We don&amp;rsquo;t dismiss Proust for depicting a well-off white man in Paris in the
Adam Gopnik has been called a monster of privilege, a “pastry fetishist.” His response? We don’t dismiss Proust for depicting a well-off white man in Paris in the [More]

Selected Writings on Ethics

2017.12.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John Duns Scotus, Selected Writings on Ethics, Thomas Williams (ed., tr.), Oxford University Press, 2017, 384pp, $35.00, ISBN
2017.12.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John Duns Scotus, Selected Writings on Ethics, Thomas Williams (ed., tr.), Oxford University Press, 2017, 384pp, $35.00, ISBN [More]

The problem of colour

Colours are a familiar and important feature of our experience of the world. Colours help us to distinguish and identify things in our environment: for instance, the red of a berry not only helps us
Colours are a familiar and important feature of our experience of the world. Colours help us to distinguish and identify things in our environment: for instance, the red of a berry not only helps us [More]