Camus, Philosophe: To Return to Our Beginnings

2016.02.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew Sharpe, Camus, Philosophe: To Return to Our Beginnings, Brill, 2015, 446pp., $194.00 (hbk), ISBN 9789004302334.
2016.02.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew Sharpe, Camus, Philosophe: To Return to Our Beginnings, Brill, 2015, 446pp., $194.00 (hbk), ISBN 9789004302334. [More]

Forty-five years after publishing his first book, <strong>Giorgio Agamben</strong> continues to inspire condemnation, misunderstanding, frustration &mdash; and praise

Forty-five years after publishing his first book, Giorgio Agamben continues to inspire condemnation, misunderstanding, frustration &amp;mdash; and
Forty-five years after publishing his first book, Giorgio Agamben continues to inspire condemnation, misunderstanding, frustration — and [More]

<strong>Robert Lowell in love</strong>. He was a depressive, philandering alcoholic who treated women terribly. Yet he saw them as intellectual equals

Robert Lowell in love. He was a depressive, philandering alcoholic who treated women terribly. Yet he saw them as intellectual
Robert Lowell in love. He was a depressive, philandering alcoholic who treated women terribly. Yet he saw them as intellectual [More]

Recovering Integrity: Moral Thought in American Pragmatism

2016.02.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stuart Rosenbaum, Recovering Integrity: Moral Thought in American Pragmatism, Lexington Books, 2015, 169pp., $80.00 (hbk), ISBN
2016.02.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stuart Rosenbaum, Recovering Integrity: Moral Thought in American Pragmatism, Lexington Books, 2015, 169pp., $80.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Philosopher of the month: Plato

The OUP Philosophy team have selected Plato (c. 429–c.347 BC) as their February Philosopher of the Month. The best known and most widely studied of all the ancient Greek philosophers, Plato laid the
The OUP Philosophy team have selected Plato (c. 429–c.347 BC) as their February Philosopher of the Month. The best known and most widely studied of all the ancient Greek philosophers, Plato laid the [More]

Opposite Day: "Charity begins at home" edition

It&#39;s been almost a decade since my evil twin Ricardo last posted on this blog. I invite him back today to share a horribly misguided speech that he recently gave as part of a debate in St Andrews
It's been almost a decade since my evil twin Ricardo last posted on this blog. I invite him back today to share a horribly misguided speech that he recently gave as part of a debate in St Andrews [More]

Regretoric: the rise of the “nonapology” apology and the “apology tour”

OxfordDictionaries.com is adding the nouns apology tour and nonapology. These additions represent two related steps in the evolution of the noun apology, which first entered English in the sixteenth
OxfordDictionaries.com is adding the nouns apology tour and nonapology. These additions represent two related steps in the evolution of the noun apology, which first entered English in the sixteenth [More]

Are you really free? Yes: a new argument for freedom

How is human freedom really possible in the natural world as correctly described by modern physics, chemistry, biology, and cognitive neuroscience? Or, given the truth of modern science, are you
How is human freedom really possible in the natural world as correctly described by modern physics, chemistry, biology, and cognitive neuroscience? Or, given the truth of modern science, are you [More]

Proust was among the first to recognize that the <strong>shock of air travel</strong> wasn&rsquo;t technological but intellectual: a new way of processing the world, a new habit of mind

Proust was among the first to recognize that the shock of air travel wasn&amp;rsquo;t technological but intellectual: a new way of processing the world, a new habit of
Proust was among the first to recognize that the shock of air travel wasn’t technological but intellectual: a new way of processing the world, a new habit of [More]

<strong>To understand modernism,</strong> pay less attention to poems and paintings than to faceless bureaucrats, agency acronyms, and legalese

To understand modernism, pay less attention to poems and paintings than to faceless bureaucrats, agency acronyms, and
To understand modernism, pay less attention to poems and paintings than to faceless bureaucrats, agency acronyms, and [More]