Byzantine Philosophy

[Revised entry by Katerina Ierodiakonou and Börje Bydén on February 3, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] For the purposes of this article, Byzantine philosophy is the study and teaching
[Revised entry by Katerina Ierodiakonou and Börje Bydén on February 3, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] For the purposes of this article, Byzantine philosophy is the study and teaching [More]

Logic and Information

[New Entry by Maricarmen Martinez and Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson on February 3, 2014.] The explicit inclusion of the notion of information as object of logical study is a rather recent development,
[New Entry by Maricarmen Martinez and Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson on February 3, 2014.] The explicit inclusion of the notion of information as object of logical study is a rather recent development, [More]

Substance

[Revised entry by Howard Robinson on February 3, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Many of the concepts analysed by philosophers have their origin in ordinary - or at least
[Revised entry by Howard Robinson on February 3, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Many of the concepts analysed by philosophers have their origin in ordinary - or at least [More]

John Buridan

[Revised entry by Jack Zupko on February 3, 2014. Changes to: notes.html] Perhaps the most influential Parisian philosopher of the fourteenth century, John Buridan did much to shape the way
[Revised entry by Jack Zupko on February 3, 2014. Changes to: notes.html] Perhaps the most influential Parisian philosopher of the fourteenth century, John Buridan did much to shape the way [More]

First German Volume on Experimental Philosophy

On behalf of my co-editors Thomas Grundmann and Jens Kipper, I am happy to announce "Die Experimentelle Philosophie in der Diskussion", the first German volume on experimental philosophy, to be
On behalf of my co-editors Thomas Grundmann and Jens Kipper, I am happy to announce "Die Experimentelle Philosophie in der Diskussion", the first German volume on experimental philosophy, to be [More]

Free Will & Possible Worlds

In the Dr. Who story Inferno, the Doctor’s malfunctioning TARDIS console drops him into a parallel universe inhabited by counterparts of the people of his home reality. Ever philosophical, the
In the Dr. Who story Inferno, the Doctor’s malfunctioning TARDIS console drops him into a parallel universe inhabited by counterparts of the people of his home reality. Ever philosophical, the [More]

Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments

2014.02.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jack Russell Weinstein, Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments, Yale University
2014.02.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jack Russell Weinstein, Adam Smith's Pluralism: Rationality, Education, and the Moral Sentiments, Yale University [More]

History of the American beard

The beard is back, though its legacy remains complicated. A fashion born of desperation, this “manly appendage” was once a symbol of white supremacy…
The beard is back, though its legacy remains complicated. A fashion born of desperation, this “manly appendage” was once a symbol of white supremacy… [More]

News: A User’s Manual

Unlike “Man murders wife,” a headline you’ll never see is “Man abandons rash plan to kill his wife after brief pause.” What constitutes news?…
Unlike “Man murders wife,” a headline you’ll never see is “Man abandons rash plan to kill his wife after brief pause.” What constitutes news?… [More]

Who was Edward Casaubon?

George Eliot and the don. Was Casaubon, a stiff, middle-aged pedant in Middlemarch, modeled on the Oxford rector Mark Pattison?…
George Eliot and the don. Was Casaubon, a stiff, middle-aged pedant in Middlemarch, modeled on the Oxford rector Mark Pattison?… [More]