How can we make the subject matter of philosophy of religion more diverse?

In a forthcoming paper, John Schellenberg forwards the following argument: anatomically humans have been around 200,000 years. That’s a very short span of time for any species, and only in the
In a forthcoming paper, John Schellenberg forwards the following argument: anatomically humans have been around 200,000 years. That’s a very short span of time for any species, and only in the [More]

Niccolò Machiavelli

[Revised entry by Cary Nederman on October 20, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Why an entry on Machiavelli? That question might naturally and legitimately occur to anyone encountering
[Revised entry by Cary Nederman on October 20, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Why an entry on Machiavelli? That question might naturally and legitimately occur to anyone encountering [More]

Medbots, Autodocs & Telemedicine

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/481844255 In science fiction stories, movies and games automated medical services are quite common. Some take the form of autodocs—essentially an autonomous robotic
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/481844255 In science fiction stories, movies and games automated medical services are quite common. Some take the form of autodocs—essentially an autonomous robotic [More]

#Gamergate, Video Game Wars, & Evil

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/106748964 As a gamer, philosopher and human being, I was morally outraged when I learned of the latest death threats against Anita Sarkeesian. Sarkeesian, who is
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/106748964 As a gamer, philosopher and human being, I was morally outraged when I learned of the latest death threats against Anita Sarkeesian. Sarkeesian, who is [More]

Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

2014.10.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sharon L. Crasnow and Anita M. Superson (eds.), Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional
2014.10.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sharon L. Crasnow and Anita M. Superson (eds.), Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional [More]

Charity to those we oppose

I have a couple of old blog posts, one from mid-2008 and the other from early 2010 in which I am highly critical of Australian journalist Guy Rundle. In both cases, I’m quite snarky about
I have a couple of old blog posts, one from mid-2008 and the other from early 2010 in which I am highly critical of Australian journalist Guy Rundle. In both cases, I’m quite snarky about [More]

Leo Strauss: Man of Peace

2014.10.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert Howse, Leo Strauss: Man of Peace, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 188pp., $29.99 (pbk), ISBN 9781107427679.
2014.10.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert Howse, Leo Strauss: Man of Peace, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 188pp., $29.99 (pbk), ISBN 9781107427679. [More]

Beethoven’s bad influence

Beethoven’s reputation is oversized, crushingly sublime, debilitating to all in his wake. Was he too great for the good of his art?…
Beethoven’s reputation is oversized, crushingly sublime, debilitating to all in his wake. Was he too great for the good of his art?… [More]

Mussolini’s Jewess

Who was Margherita Grassini Sarfatti? Art collector, editor, malicious gossip, Fascist propagandist. And Mussolini’s Jewess…
Who was Margherita Grassini Sarfatti? Art collector, editor, malicious gossip, Fascist propagandist. And Mussolini’s Jewess… [More]

Does time have a future?

One second per second is the speed of time, right? Not necessarily. It depends where (and when) you are. Unpacking a cosmic riddle…
One second per second is the speed of time, right? Not necessarily. It depends where (and when) you are. Unpacking a cosmic riddle… [More]