Are Designer Babies Our Future?

Keith Tidman overhears a prophetic dialogue about the pluses and minuses of genetically engineering
Keith Tidman overhears a prophetic dialogue about the pluses and minuses of genetically engineering [More]

News: April/May 2017

Tom Regan, who made case for animal rights, dead at 78 • App developer says Everything is Philosophy • Bright kids “no more moral” — News reports by Anja
Tom Regan, who made case for animal rights, dead at 78 • App developer says Everything is Philosophy • Bright kids “no more moral” — News reports by Anja [More]

Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

2017.03.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson (eds.), Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment, Oxford University Press, 2016, 258pp.,
2017.03.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson (eds.), Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment, Oxford University Press, 2016, 258pp., [More]

"The desire to cleanse the campus of dissident voices has become something of a mission," says <strong>Robert Boyers.</strong> Shaming, scapegoating, and periodic ritual exorcisms are a prime feature of academic life

&quot;The desire to cleanse the campus of dissident voices has become something of a mission,&quot; says Robert Boyers. Shaming, scapegoating, and periodic ritual exorcisms are a prime feature of academic
"The desire to cleanse the campus of dissident voices has become something of a mission," says Robert Boyers. Shaming, scapegoating, and periodic ritual exorcisms are a prime feature of academic [More]

<strong>Orchestra after the Anschluss.</strong> It was mostly business as usual for the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. But a surreal otherworldliness echoed inside and outside the concert halls

Orchestra after the Anschluss. It was mostly business as usual for the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. But a surreal otherworldliness echoed inside and outside the concert
Orchestra after the Anschluss. It was mostly business as usual for the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. But a surreal otherworldliness echoed inside and outside the concert [More]

<strong>Struggling with scholasticism</strong> and overloaded with internal issues, philosophy has turned away from the real world. To rediscover its relevance, it needs to be rebooted

Struggling with scholasticism and overloaded with internal issues, philosophy has turned away from the real world. To rediscover its relevance, it needs to be
Struggling with scholasticism and overloaded with internal issues, philosophy has turned away from the real world. To rediscover its relevance, it needs to be [More]

Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us About Evolution

2017.03.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Ruse, Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us About Evolution, Oxford University Press, 2017, 310pp., $34.95
2017.03.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Ruse, Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us About Evolution, Oxford University Press, 2017, 310pp., $34.95 [More]

In Memoriam: Marilyn McCord Adams (1943-2017)

Christina Van Dyke shares the following: Marilyn McCord Adams passed away early morning on March 22, 2017. She was an uncompromisingly fierce person: in her scholarship, in her pursuit of justice
Christina Van Dyke shares the following: Marilyn McCord Adams passed away early morning on March 22, 2017. She was an uncompromisingly fierce person: in her scholarship, in her pursuit of justice [More]

RIP Marilyn McCord Adams

We learned yesterday of the death of Marilyn McCord Adams. She is the second of the SCP giants to fall (the earlier being Bill Alston). No one living, in my view, can fill their shoes. Those of us
We learned yesterday of the death of Marilyn McCord Adams. She is the second of the SCP giants to fall (the earlier being Bill Alston). No one living, in my view, can fill their shoes. Those of us [More]