What happened to the <strong>public intellectual</strong>? She became a partisan. Hannah Arendt warned about translating philosophical insight into political commitment&nbsp;

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&ldquo;What the hell have I taken on?&rdquo; That was Ian Buruma's second reaction to being named <strong>editor of the NYRB</strong>. His first reaction: "a sense of euphoria"

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Epistemology

2017.09.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ernest Sosa,&#160;Epistemology, Princeton University Press, 2017, 235pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780691137490. &#160; Reviewed by Adam
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Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination now published

My new book, Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination: Visions, Minds, Ethics, has just been published by Springer in trade paperback and Kindle editions. You can find the book on Springer&amp;#8217;s
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He couldn&rsquo;t sing and didn&rsquo;t know anything about the music, yet <strong>James Baldwin</strong> called himself a blues singer. What does it mean for a writer to be a blues singer?

He couldn&amp;rsquo;t sing and didn&amp;rsquo;t know anything about the music, yet James Baldwin called himself a blues singer. What does it mean for a writer to be a blues
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Does <strong>what you eat </strong> reveal the content of your character? "While extraordinary circumstances produce extraordinary women, food makes them recognizable"

Does what you eat reveal the content of your character? &quot;While extraordinary circumstances produce extraordinary women, food makes them
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Silicon Valley's latest "body hack": <strong>microdosing LSD</strong>. It's supposed to make you more creative. The real allure: It makes you more productive

Silicon Valley&#39;s latest &quot;body hack&quot;: microdosing LSD. It&#39;s supposed to make you more creative. The real allure: It makes you more
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Religious Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the Religious Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize, which is sponsored jointly by Cambridge University Press and the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion. The
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Reasoning & Natural Disasters

As this is being written, Irma is scouring its way across the Atlantic and my adopted state of Florida will soon feel her terrible embrace. Nearby, Texas is still endeavoring to dry out from its own
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Markets

[Revised entry by Lisa Herzog on September 8, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Markets are institutions in which individuals or collective agents exchange goods and services.
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