The Nonexistent

2014.08.36 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony Everett, The Nonexistent, Oxford University Press, 2013, 246pp. $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199674794. Reviewed by Nikk
2014.08.36 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony Everett, The Nonexistent, Oxford University Press, 2013, 246pp. $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199674794. Reviewed by Nikk [More]

Gin, Glorious Gin

T.S. Eliot attributed his inspiration to it; Philip Larkin described it as “the best remedy for a day’s work.” Gin has deep roots in beery Britain…
T.S. Eliot attributed his inspiration to it; Philip Larkin described it as “the best remedy for a day’s work.” Gin has deep roots in beery Britain… [More]

On David Mitchell

David Mitchell’s novels span the globe. But don’t call him global. He is geologic. That the world is everywhere connected is a matter of metaphysical
David Mitchell’s novels span the globe. But don’t call him global. He is geologic. That the world is everywhere connected is a matter of metaphysical [More]

Mary Beard and her detractors

Mary Beard made her name in part by studying how Romans relieved themselves (“togas up, chatting as they went”). Now she has a new role: feminist heroine…
Mary Beard made her name in part by studying how Romans relieved themselves (“togas up, chatting as they went”). Now she has a new role: feminist heroine… [More]

A Sentimentalist Theory of the Mind

2014.08.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Slote, A Sentimentalist Theory of the Mind, Oxford University Press, 2014, 247pp. $49.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780199371754.
2014.08.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Slote, A Sentimentalist Theory of the Mind, Oxford University Press, 2014, 247pp. $49.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780199371754. [More]

Scientific Objectivity

[New Entry by Jan Sprenger and Julian Reiss on August 25, 2014.] Scientific objectivity is a characteristic of scientific claims, methods and results. It expresses the idea that the claims, methods
[New Entry by Jan Sprenger and Julian Reiss on August 25, 2014.] Scientific objectivity is a characteristic of scientific claims, methods and results. It expresses the idea that the claims, methods [More]

Higher-Order Problems of Evil

Trent’s interesting post about evil and hiddenness has reminded me of the following draft that I wrote some time ago: — The problem of evil challenges theism by raising the following
Trent’s interesting post about evil and hiddenness has reminded me of the following draft that I wrote some time ago: — The problem of evil challenges theism by raising the following [More]

Madhyamaka

[Revised entry by Richard Hayes on August 25, 2014. Changes to: Main text] The Madhyamaka school of Buddhism, the followers of which are called Mādhyamikas, was one of the two principal schools of
[Revised entry by Richard Hayes on August 25, 2014. Changes to: Main text] The Madhyamaka school of Buddhism, the followers of which are called Mādhyamikas, was one of the two principal schools of [More]

Henry of Ghent

[Revised entry by Pasquale Porro on August 25, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henry of Ghent (b. 1217?, d. 1293) is perhaps the most prominent figure at the Faculty of Theology in
[Revised entry by Pasquale Porro on August 25, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henry of Ghent (b. 1217?, d. 1293) is perhaps the most prominent figure at the Faculty of Theology in [More]

Tommaso Campanella

[Revised entry by Germana Ernst on August 25, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Tommaso Campanella (Stilo, 1568 - Paris, 1639) was one of the most important philosophers of the late Renaissance. His
[Revised entry by Germana Ernst on August 25, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Tommaso Campanella (Stilo, 1568 - Paris, 1639) was one of the most important philosophers of the late Renaissance. His [More]