Still lifes of Cézanne

In the late 19th century, painting was at a crossroads. It was a good time for radical ideas, for Cézanne to astonish Paris with an apple…
In the late 19th century, painting was at a crossroads. It was a good time for radical ideas, for Cézanne to astonish Paris with an apple… [More]

God and your brain

Can faith and spirituality be explained by science? Is transcendence a matter of brain chemistry? Strap on the ”God helmet“ and see…
Can faith and spirituality be explained by science? Is transcendence a matter of brain chemistry? Strap on the ”God helmet“ and see… [More]

Themes from Brentano

2014.06.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Denis Fisette and Guillaume Fréchette, Themes from Brentano, Rodopi 2013, 530pp., $148.50 (hbk), ISBN 9789042037427.
2014.06.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Denis Fisette and Guillaume Fréchette, Themes from Brentano, Rodopi 2013, 530pp., $148.50 (hbk), ISBN 9789042037427. [More]

God's Lottery

Kenneth Walden's new paper, 'The Aid That Leaves Something to Chance',* offers a similar argument to Caspar Hare's about chancy methods:There is more than one way to hold a lottery among our
Kenneth Walden's new paper, 'The Aid That Leaves Something to Chance',* offers a similar argument to Caspar Hare's about chancy methods:There is more than one way to hold a lottery among our [More]

Cartoon mothers

In animated kids’ movies, the dead-mother plot dominates along with the fantasy of the fabulous single father. There are exceptions, and you should be wary…
In animated kids’ movies, the dead-mother plot dominates along with the fantasy of the fabulous single father. There are exceptions, and you should be wary… [More]

Gabo Marquez, journalist

At first under the pseudonym Septimus, then frequently while hungover, Gabriel García Márquez, then a young journalist, showed a flair for narrative and a taste for the bizarre…
At first under the pseudonym Septimus, then frequently while hungover, Gabriel García Márquez, then a young journalist, showed a flair for narrative and a taste for the bizarre… [More]

On Stephen Crane

Famous by the age of 23, dead before he turned 30, Stephen Crane put his name to both hackwork and masterwork, but left behind no diary and few letters…
Famous by the age of 23, dead before he turned 30, Stephen Crane put his name to both hackwork and masterwork, but left behind no diary and few letters… [More]

Equaliberty: Political Essays

2014.06.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: Political Essays, James Ingram (tr.), Duke University Press, 2014, 365pp., $25.95 (pbk), ISBN
2014.06.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: Political Essays, James Ingram (tr.), Duke University Press, 2014, 365pp., $25.95 (pbk), ISBN [More]

Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States

2014.06.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rebecca Gordon, Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States, Oxford University Press, 2014, 214pp.,
2014.06.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rebecca Gordon, Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States, Oxford University Press, 2014, 214pp., [More]

Question about Religion - Eric Silverman responds

Hello philosophers , recently in a debate with Christians , I made a point that if one claims a relationship with a God or being that can't be seen , heard or touched that they are suffering from a
Hello philosophers , recently in a debate with Christians , I made a point that if one claims a relationship with a God or being that can't be seen , heard or touched that they are suffering from a [More]