Fiction and Narrative

2014.11.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Derek Matravers, Fiction and Narrative, Oxford University Press, 2014, 169pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199647019. Reviewed by
2014.11.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Derek Matravers, Fiction and Narrative, Oxford University Press, 2014, 169pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199647019. Reviewed by [More]

Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

2014.11.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Deborah Hellman and Sophia Moreau (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law, Oxford University Press, 2013, 283pp.,
2014.11.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Deborah Hellman and Sophia Moreau (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law, Oxford University Press, 2013, 283pp., [More]

Interview with Arundhati Roy

“I am not a saint who lives in a loincloth and eats goat’s cheese and doesn’t have sex and says ‘I’m poor,’” declares Arundhati Roy. “It’s crap”…
“I am not a saint who lives in a loincloth and eats goat’s cheese and doesn’t have sex and says ‘I’m poor,’” declares Arundhati Roy. “It’s crap”… [More]

Poetry of Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht: A Marxist who wore long underwear, looked like Gertrude Stein, and wrote surprisingly good erotic poetry…
Bertolt Brecht: A Marxist who wore long underwear, looked like Gertrude Stein, and wrote surprisingly good erotic poetry… [More]

Crowdsourcing Scam

“No bad big idea achieves its full cultural potential without first being sacralized by Wired magazine,” writes Jacob Silverman. Crowdsourcing is one such idea…
“No bad big idea achieves its full cultural potential without first being sacralized by Wired magazine,” writes Jacob Silverman. Crowdsourcing is one such idea… [More]

Gun Violence & Mental Illness, Again

On November 20, 2014 Myron May allegedly shot three people on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida. He was shot to death after allegedly firing at the police. I did not know May, but I do know
On November 20, 2014 Myron May allegedly shot three people on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida. He was shot to death after allegedly firing at the police. I did not know May, but I do know [More]

Virtues and Vices in Positive Psychology: A Philosophical Critique

2014.11.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kristján Kristjánsson, Virtues and Vices in Positive Psychology: A Philosophical Critique, Cambridge University Press, 2013,
2014.11.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kristján Kristjánsson, Virtues and Vices in Positive Psychology: A Philosophical Critique, Cambridge University Press, 2013, [More]

The A Priori in Philosophy

2014.11.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Albert Casullo and Joshua C. Thurow (eds.), The A Priori in Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2013, 315pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.11.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Albert Casullo and Joshua C. Thurow (eds.), The A Priori in Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2013, 315pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

David Hockney and the avant-garde

Decline of the avant-garde. “They got authority by damaging the earlier establishment,” says David Hockney. “But they damaged all authority”…
Decline of the avant-garde. “They got authority by damaging the earlier establishment,” says David Hockney. “But they damaged all authority”… [More]