A Mind and Its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

2015.03.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua L. Cherniss, A Mind and Its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought, Oxford University Press, 2013,
2015.03.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua L. Cherniss, A Mind and Its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought, Oxford University Press, 2013, [More]

Question about Rationality - Eddy Nahmias responds

I came across a webpage which makes this claim."Skeptics of homeopathy insist that homeopathic medicines do not work, but have difficulty explaining how so many people use and rely upon this system
I came across a webpage which makes this claim."Skeptics of homeopathy insist that homeopathic medicines do not work, but have difficulty explaining how so many people use and rely upon this system [More]

The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy

2015.03.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darrel Moellendorf, The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy, Cambridge University Press,
2015.03.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darrel Moellendorf, The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy, Cambridge University Press, [More]

Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis

2015.03.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann Michel, Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis, Scott Davidson (tr.),
2015.03.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann Michel, Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis, Scott Davidson (tr.), [More]

Language of World Bank Reports

What can be gleaned from a linguistic analysis of World Bank Reports? That the language – and reality – of global finance grows ever more opaque…
What can be gleaned from a linguistic analysis of World Bank Reports? That the language – and reality – of global finance grows ever more opaque… [More]

Black Power Revisionism

The black power movement’s reputation has been burnished by a rising tide of revisionism. But are these works of exacting scholarship?…
The black power movement’s reputation has been burnished by a rising tide of revisionism. But are these works of exacting scholarship?… [More]

Hobsbawm File

Eric Hobsbawm’s MI5 file contains 1,000 or so pages, collated chronologically in folders that run from 1942 to 1963. He was classified as a “Category A” Communist…
Eric Hobsbawm’s MI5 file contains 1,000 or so pages, collated chronologically in folders that run from 1942 to 1963. He was classified as a “Category A” Communist… [More]

Equality of Opportunity

[Revised entry by Richard Arneson on March 25, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Equality of opportunity is a political ideal that is opposed to caste hierarchy but not to hierarchy per
[Revised entry by Richard Arneson on March 25, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Equality of opportunity is a political ideal that is opposed to caste hierarchy but not to hierarchy per [More]

Death of a President

Terri Murray finds herself in a maze of mirrors, but has Jean Baudrillard as her
Terri Murray finds herself in a maze of mirrors, but has Jean Baudrillard as her [More]