Squeezing, falsifying, accentuating, stiffening: Clothing has always been about artifice. And <strong>choosing what we wear</strong> has never been rational

Squeezing, falsifying, accentuating, stiffening: Clothing has always been about artifice. And choosing what we wear has never been
Squeezing, falsifying, accentuating, stiffening: Clothing has always been about artifice. And choosing what we wear has never been [More]

Gottlob Frege: Basic Laws of Arithmetic

2015.08.41 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gottlob Frege,&#160;Gottlob Frege: Basic Laws of Arithmetic, Philip A. Ebert and Marcus Rossberg (eds., trs.), Oxford University
2015.08.41 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gottlob Frege, Gottlob Frege: Basic Laws of Arithmetic, Philip A. Ebert and Marcus Rossberg (eds., trs.), Oxford University [More]

Idealism

[New Entry by Paul Guyer and Rolf-Peter Horstmann on August 30, 2015.] This entry discusses philosophical idealism as a movement chiefly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, although
[New Entry by Paul Guyer and Rolf-Peter Horstmann on August 30, 2015.] This entry discusses philosophical idealism as a movement chiefly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, although [More]

Discrimination

[Revised entry by Andrew Altman on August 30, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Discrimination is prohibited by six of the core international human rights documents. The vast majority of
[Revised entry by Andrew Altman on August 30, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Discrimination is prohibited by six of the core international human rights documents. The vast majority of [More]

Idealism Without God: a must-read paper!

... by the brilliant Helen Yetter-Chappell,&amp;nbsp;[forthcoming in T. Goldschmidt &amp;amp; K. Pearce (eds.)&amp;nbsp;Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics, Oxford University Press,]PDF pre-print available
... by the brilliant Helen Yetter-Chappell, [forthcoming in T. Goldschmidt & K. Pearce (eds.) Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics, Oxford University Press,]PDF pre-print available [More]

How well do you know Lao Tzu? [quiz]

This August we are featuring Lao Tzu, the legendary Chinese thinker and founder of Taoism, as Philosopher of the Month. He is best known as the author of the classic ‘Tao Te Ching’ (‘The Book of the
This August we are featuring Lao Tzu, the legendary Chinese thinker and founder of Taoism, as Philosopher of the Month. He is best known as the author of the classic ‘Tao Te Ching’ (‘The Book of the [More]

The belief that prolific writing equals bad writing is snobbish, inane, and demonstrably untrue, says <strong>Stephen King</strong> &ndash;&nbsp;who once published four books in one year

The belief that prolific writing equals bad writing is snobbish, inane, and demonstrably untrue, says Stephen King &amp;ndash;&amp;nbsp;who once published four books in one
The belief that prolific writing equals bad writing is snobbish, inane, and demonstrably untrue, says Stephen King – who once published four books in one [More]

What kind of philosopher shows up at conferences in ski clothes? And goes into university administration to militarize it? <strong>Heidegger, of course</strong>

What kind of philosopher shows up at conferences in ski clothes? And goes into university administration to militarize it? Heidegger, of
What kind of philosopher shows up at conferences in ski clothes? And goes into university administration to militarize it? Heidegger, of [More]

In Chimen Abramsky's <strong>house of books</strong> &ndash; 20,000 titles &ndash; the walls were made of words. It smelled old and musty but was one of left-wing London's great salons

In Chimen Abramsky&#39;s house of books &amp;ndash; 20,000 titles &amp;ndash; the walls were made of words. It smelled old and musty but was one of left-wing London&#39;s great
In Chimen Abramsky's house of books – 20,000 titles – the walls were made of words. It smelled old and musty but was one of left-wing London's great [More]

What has experimental philosophy discovered about demographic effects?

In a recent post, I discussed a new study showing that people&#39;s intuitions about Gettier cases are remarkably invariant across cultures. This post generated a whole lot of discussion on social
In a recent post, I discussed a new study showing that people's intuitions about Gettier cases are remarkably invariant across cultures. This post generated a whole lot of discussion on social [More]