Weapon for Readers

Margins are for scribbling, pages for folding, spines for breaking. We have a responsibility to read with a pen in hand. Tim Parks explains..
Margins are for scribbling, pages for folding, spines for breaking. We have a responsibility to read with a pen in hand. Tim Parks explains.. [More]

history of hogsheads, kegs and puncheons

Beer, whiskey, wine, grain, tobacco, molasses, cement, fish, coins: The barrel is far from a simple idea…
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Argumentative Jew

The argumentative Jew. Disagreements are not only real, they are ideal, says Leon Wieseltier. “A universe of controversy is a universe of tolerance”…
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Game Theory

[Revised entry by Don Ross on December 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Game theory is the study of the ways in which interacting choices of economic agents produce outcomes with
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Question about Rationality - Allen Stairs responds

Is there any way to prove that you are telling the truth when it seems false to others? Response from: Allen Stairs My answer is bound to disappoint, but here goes anyway.The obvious options
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Postdoctoral Fellow in Applied Ethics

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy of Neuroscience

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Foundations of Physics

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western
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Call For Papers: Epistemic Consequentialism at the University of Kent

Conference Epistemic Consequentialism: Problems and Prospects 25-26 June 2015 • University of Kent, Canterbury Keynote Speakers Julia Driver (WUSTL) James Joyce (Michigan) Ralph Wedgwood (USC) Jon
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Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution

2014.12.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Bergmann and Patrick Kain (eds.), Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution, Oxford University
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