Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries: Locating Utopian Messianism

2015.01.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ivan Boldyrev, Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries: Locating Utopian Messianism, Bloomsbury, 2014, 201pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.01.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ivan Boldyrev, Ernst Bloch and His Contemporaries: Locating Utopian Messianism, Bloomsbury, 2014, 201pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Current Controversies in Philosophy of Mind

2015.01.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Uriah Kriegel (ed.), Current Controversies in Philosophy of Mind, Routledge, 2014, 250pp., $33.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780415530873.
2015.01.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Uriah Kriegel (ed.), Current Controversies in Philosophy of Mind, Routledge, 2014, 250pp., $33.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780415530873. [More]

Houellebecq’s Francophobic satire

Michel Houellebecq is not a polemicist but a satirist. And his target is not Islam but spineless French intellectuals…
Michel Houellebecq is not a polemicist but a satirist. And his target is not Islam but spineless French intellectuals… [More]

History of lying

Here’s the thing about lying: We all do it – three times in every 10 minutes of conversation – while finding it the most blameworthy of acts…
Here’s the thing about lying: We all do it – three times in every 10 minutes of conversation – while finding it the most blameworthy of acts… [More]

On Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh, drama queen. Rejected in love, he threatened to burn his hand. When broke, he cajoled and guilt-tripped his brother for money…
Vincent van Gogh, drama queen. Rejected in love, he threatened to burn his hand. When broke, he cajoled and guilt-tripped his brother for money… [More]

Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems

[Revised entry by Panu Raatikainen on January 20, 2015. Changes to: Main text, sup2.html] Godel's two incompleteness theorems are among the most important results in modern logic, and have deep
[Revised entry by Panu Raatikainen on January 20, 2015. Changes to: Main text, sup2.html] Godel's two incompleteness theorems are among the most important results in modern logic, and have deep [More]

Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights

2015.01.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alan Patten, Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights, Princeton University Press, 2014, 327pp., $45.00 (hbk),
2015.01.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alan Patten, Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights, Princeton University Press, 2014, 327pp., $45.00 (hbk), [More]

Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice

2015.01.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Foucault, Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice, Fabienne Brion and Bernard E. Harcourt (eds.),
2015.01.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Foucault, Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice, Fabienne Brion and Bernard E. Harcourt (eds.), [More]

Definition of a Dictionary

Do we any longer need a single, definitive authority on American English? The answer lies somewhere between Noah Webster and the Internet…
Do we any longer need a single, definitive authority on American English? The answer lies somewhere between Noah Webster and the Internet… [More]

Dilulio reviews Fukuyama

A conservative at odds with conservatives, Francis Fukuyama says America’s problem is not that government is too powerful, but that it’s too weak…
A conservative at odds with conservatives, Francis Fukuyama says America’s problem is not that government is too powerful, but that it’s too weak… [More]