On Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA: A new article of mine offering a ‘therapeutic’ ‘reading’ thereof

My latest film-as-philosophy effort has just been published, with SEQUENCE:
My latest film-as-philosophy effort has just been published, with SEQUENCE: [More]

Prostitution and the Left

Prostitution used to be a bad thing – degrading, retrograde and to be opposed. Now sex work is just another service job, like being a waitress…
Prostitution used to be a bad thing – degrading, retrograde and to be opposed. Now sex work is just another service job, like being a waitress… [More]

On e.e.cummings

Once among the most popular poets in America, e.e. cummings, the man Ezra Pound called “Whitman’s one living descendant,” is rarely read today…
Once among the most popular poets in America, e.e. cummings, the man Ezra Pound called “Whitman’s one living descendant,” is rarely read today… [More]

Legend of Vera Nabokov

Every writer wants a Vera – Vera Nabokov, who was cook, confidante, teaching assistant, editor, scheduler, and much more to her husband, Vladimir…
Every writer wants a Vera – Vera Nabokov, who was cook, confidante, teaching assistant, editor, scheduler, and much more to her husband, Vladimir… [More]

Stiegler and Technics

2014.04.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christina Howells and Gerald Moore (eds.), Stiegler and Technics, Edinburgh University Press, 2013, 296pp., $40.00 (pbk),
2014.04.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christina Howells and Gerald Moore (eds.), Stiegler and Technics, Edinburgh University Press, 2013, 296pp., $40.00 (pbk), [More]

The Chinese Room Argument

[Revised entry by David Cole on April 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The argument and thought-experiment now generally known as the Chinese Room Argument was first published in a
[Revised entry by David Cole on April 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The argument and thought-experiment now generally known as the Chinese Room Argument was first published in a [More]

Phenomenology Roundtable

Conference Name: Phenomenology RoundtableConference Date: June 12-14, 2014Submission Deadline: April 15,
Conference Name: Phenomenology RoundtableConference Date: June 12-14, 2014Submission Deadline: April 15, [More]

Mencius

[Revised entry by Bryan Van Norden and Kwong Loi Shun on April 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Mencius (fourth century B.C.E.) sought to defend the teachings of Confucius
[Revised entry by Bryan Van Norden and Kwong Loi Shun on April 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Mencius (fourth century B.C.E.) sought to defend the teachings of Confucius [More]

Question about History, Philosophy - William Rapaport responds

Why is such a high value placed in reading the "Classics"? It's one thing to honor the past and honor the fact that, but for those who came before, we wouldn't be where we are today, and another
Why is such a high value placed in reading the "Classics"? It's one thing to honor the past and honor the fact that, but for those who came before, we wouldn't be where we are today, and another [More]

Question about History, Philosophy - Douglas Burnham responds

Why is such a high value placed in reading the "Classics"? It's one thing to honor the past and honor the fact that, but for those who came before, we wouldn't be where we are today, and another
Why is such a high value placed in reading the "Classics"? It's one thing to honor the past and honor the fact that, but for those who came before, we wouldn't be where we are today, and another [More]