Evidentialism and the Will to Believe

2015.03.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott F. Aikin, Evidentialism and the Will to Believe, Bloomsbury, 2014, 214pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781623560171. Reviewed
2015.03.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott F. Aikin, Evidentialism and the Will to Believe, Bloomsbury, 2014, 214pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781623560171. Reviewed [More]

Question about Language, Logic - Allen Stairs responds

I'm still puzzled by the answers to question 5792, on whether it is true that Mary won all the games of chess she played, when Mary never played any game of chess. Both respondents said that it is
I'm still puzzled by the answers to question 5792, on whether it is true that Mary won all the games of chess she played, when Mary never played any game of chess. Both respondents said that it is [More]

Question about Profession - Jonathan Westphal responds

Why is so little phenomenology taught and researched in North American philosophy departments? Because it studies the essence of consciousness is it too continental for your analytic minds? Why must
Why is so little phenomenology taught and researched in North American philosophy departments? Because it studies the essence of consciousness is it too continental for your analytic minds? Why must [More]

Gratitude

[New Entry by Tony Manela on March 19, 2015.] Gratitude is the proper or called-for response in a beneficiary to benefits or beneficence from a benefactor. It is a topic of interest in normative
[New Entry by Tony Manela on March 19, 2015.] Gratitude is the proper or called-for response in a beneficiary to benefits or beneficence from a benefactor. It is a topic of interest in normative [More]

Spinoza Contra Phenomenology: French Rationalism from Cavaillès to Deleuze

2015.03.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Knox Peden, Spinoza Contra Phenomenology: French Rationalism from Cavaillès to Deleuze, Stanford University Press, 2014, 357pp.,
2015.03.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Knox Peden, Spinoza Contra Phenomenology: French Rationalism from Cavaillès to Deleuze, Stanford University Press, 2014, 357pp., [More]

Life of Gore Vidal

Have you heard the story of the Duchess of Argyll’s sex scandal? Gore Vidal’s salacious, sardonic tales were well rehearsed…
Have you heard the story of the Duchess of Argyll’s sex scandal? Gore Vidal’s salacious, sardonic tales were well rehearsed… [More]

Stifled by Success

Frustration and desperation are the lot of most writers. Even the lucky ones endure lean years. But few things are so compromising as success…
Frustration and desperation are the lot of most writers. Even the lucky ones endure lean years. But few things are so compromising as success… [More]

Equality and Opportunity

2015.03.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shlomi Segall, Equality and Opportunity, Oxford University Press, 2013, 223pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199661817. Reviewed
2015.03.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shlomi Segall, Equality and Opportunity, Oxford University Press, 2013, 223pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199661817. Reviewed [More]

Fish tale

The self-invention of Herman Melville. In Polynesia, as in the settings of his early books, he made it up as he went along…
The self-invention of Herman Melville. In Polynesia, as in the settings of his early books, he made it up as he went along… [More]

Call for Proposals: Advances in Experimental Philosophy Book Series

Call for Proposals On behalf of the editorial board for the Advances in Experimental Philosophy book series, published by Bloomsbury (formerly Continuum), I am pleased to announce a call for
Call for Proposals On behalf of the editorial board for the Advances in Experimental Philosophy book series, published by Bloomsbury (formerly Continuum), I am pleased to announce a call for [More]