Medicine & Markets

Embed from Getty Images As a point of ideology, many conservatives advocate the broad application of free market principles. One key part of this ideology is the opposition of regulation, at least
Embed from Getty Images As a point of ideology, many conservatives advocate the broad application of free market principles. One key part of this ideology is the opposition of regulation, at least [More]

Spelling and knowhow: the oddest English spellings, part 23

We are so used to the horrors of English spelling that experience no inconvenience at reading the word knowhow. Why don’t know and how rhyme if they look so similar? Because such is life. The post
We are so used to the horrors of English spelling that experience no inconvenience at reading the word knowhow. Why don’t know and how rhyme if they look so similar? Because such is life. The post [More]

4 Doctoral Candidate Positions (65% TV-L 13) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Leibniz Universität Hannover & Bielefeld
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A libertine, but so much more. <strong>Casanova</strong> was an actor, an outcast, a priest, a gambler, and a common man passing as (and sleeping with) the aristocracy

A libertine, but so much more. Casanova was an actor, an outcast, a priest, a gambler, and a common man passing as (and sleeping with) the
A libertine, but so much more. Casanova was an actor, an outcast, a priest, a gambler, and a common man passing as (and sleeping with) the [More]

In the darkness, she saw her father perched half-naked on a window ledge. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m going to jump!&rdquo; he yelled. Her mother replied, &ldquo;Why don&rsquo;t you?&rdquo; Just another night in the <strong>Tynan household</strong>

In the darkness, she saw her father perched half-naked on a window ledge. &amp;ldquo;I&amp;rsquo;m going to jump!&amp;rdquo; he yelled. Her mother replied, &amp;ldquo;Why don&amp;rsquo;t you?&amp;rdquo; Just another night
In the darkness, she saw her father perched half-naked on a window ledge. “I’m going to jump!” he yelled. Her mother replied, “Why don’t you?” Just another night [More]

The condition is creeping rather than acute, and it manifests itself variously. "<strong>Reader's block</strong>,&rdquo; as Geoff Dyer calls it, defines the cultural climate

The condition is creeping rather than acute, and it manifests itself variously. &quot;Reader&#39;s block,&amp;rdquo; as Geoff Dyer calls it, defines the cultural
The condition is creeping rather than acute, and it manifests itself variously. "Reader's block,” as Geoff Dyer calls it, defines the cultural [More]

Rethinking Order after the Laws of Nature

2017.03.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nancy Cartwright and Keith Ward (eds.), Rethinking Order after the Laws of Nature, Bloomsbury, 2016, 240pp., $114.00 (hbk), ISBN
2017.03.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nancy Cartwright and Keith Ward (eds.), Rethinking Order after the Laws of Nature, Bloomsbury, 2016, 240pp., $114.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

<em>Deconstruction</em>: a detective story. A new play about <strong>Paul de Man</strong> shows how something monstrous can begin as a cavalier disregard for truth&nbsp;

Deconstruction: a detective story. A new play about Paul de Man shows how something monstrous can begin as a cavalier disregard for
Deconstruction: a detective story. A new play about Paul de Man shows how something monstrous can begin as a cavalier disregard for [More]

Suicide, self-destruction, poetry. Berryman, Plath, Chatterton, Larkin, Frost, Auden: Is an unhappy end a necessary price for <strong>poetic genius</strong>?

Suicide, self-destruction, poetry. Berryman, Plath, Chatterton, Larkin, Frost, Auden: Is an unhappy end a necessary price for poetic
Suicide, self-destruction, poetry. Berryman, Plath, Chatterton, Larkin, Frost, Auden: Is an unhappy end a necessary price for poetic [More]

<strong>Robert Silvers</strong>, who described editors as middlemen and cautioned against taking credit away from writers, is dead. The founding editor of <em>The New York Review of Books</em> was 87

Robert Silvers, who described editors as middlemen and cautioned against taking credit away from writers, is dead. The founding editor of The New York Review of Books was
Robert Silvers, who described editors as middlemen and cautioned against taking credit away from writers, is dead. The founding editor of The New York Review of Books was [More]