The Instrumental Value of One Vote

Over in this Leiter thread, some philosophers seem to be dismissing the instrumental value of voting (for Clinton over Trump) for misguided reasons:(1) That a marginal vote is "astronomically
Over in this Leiter thread, some philosophers seem to be dismissing the instrumental value of voting (for Clinton over Trump) for misguided reasons:(1) That a marginal vote is "astronomically [More]

<strong>What is modernism</strong>? How a term that's come to mean so much &mdash; as a literary movement, a design aesthetic &mdash; has always lacked a clear definition

What is modernism? How a term that&#39;s come to mean so much &amp;mdash; as a literary movement, a design aesthetic &amp;mdash; has always lacked a clear
What is modernism? How a term that's come to mean so much — as a literary movement, a design aesthetic — has always lacked a clear [More]

<strong>Books burn</strong> at 451 degrees F. The human body burns at 1,500 degrees. &ldquo;Where they have burned books," said Heinrich Heine, "they will end in burning human beings&rdquo;

Books burn at 451 degrees F. The human body burns at 1,500 degrees. &amp;ldquo;Where they have burned books,&quot; said Heinrich Heine, &quot;they will end in burning human
Books burn at 451 degrees F. The human body burns at 1,500 degrees. “Where they have burned books," said Heinrich Heine, "they will end in burning human [More]

Literature is full of impostors, but few have pulled off a hoax as brazen or bizarre as <strong>JT Leroy</strong>, the novelist who wasn't who he seemed&nbsp;

Literature is full of impostors, but few have pulled off a hoax as brazen or bizarre as JT Leroy, the novelist who wasn&#39;t who he
Literature is full of impostors, but few have pulled off a hoax as brazen or bizarre as JT Leroy, the novelist who wasn't who he [More]

Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating

2016.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrew Chignell, Terence Cuneo, and Matthew C. Halteman (eds.), Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating,
2016.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrew Chignell, Terence Cuneo, and Matthew C. Halteman (eds.), Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating, [More]

Inadequate Options in Adequate Space

Kevin Robson’s existential hero finds that you can’t escape having to
Kevin Robson’s existential hero finds that you can’t escape having to [More]

Time & Change

Take the time to allow Raymond Tallis to change your view on time and change. Or leave it
Take the time to allow Raymond Tallis to change your view on time and change. Or leave it [More]

Xunzi (c.320-235 BCE)

Dale DeBakcsy thinks diligently about Xunzi’s psychological
Dale DeBakcsy thinks diligently about Xunzi’s psychological [More]