Gardens of Their Dreams

For D.H. Lawrence, it was Bavarian gentians; for Jane Austen, syringa. What is it about flowers that summons the literary muse?…
For D.H. Lawrence, it was Bavarian gentians; for Jane Austen, syringa. What is it about flowers that summons the literary muse?… [More]

Franz Rosenzweig

[Revised entry by Benjamin Pollock on September 12, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Franz Rosenzweig (1886 - 1929) ranks as one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the modern period. As a
[Revised entry by Benjamin Pollock on September 12, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Franz Rosenzweig (1886 - 1929) ranks as one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the modern period. As a [More]

Mental Imagery

[Revised entry by Nigel J.T. Thomas on September 12, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, american-response.html, bibliography-mental-imagery.html, bibliography-supplementary.html,
[Revised entry by Nigel J.T. Thomas on September 12, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, american-response.html, bibliography-mental-imagery.html, bibliography-supplementary.html, [More]

Faculty positions in the Civilization Sequence Program at the American University of Beirut

Job List:  Asia/Africa/Australasia Name of institution:  The American University of
Job List:  Asia/Africa/Australasia Name of institution:  The American University of [More]

Obligations to Others: Hunger in America

In my previous essay, I considered various stock arguments in favor of the claim that we have obligations to people we do not know. In this essay I will consider a rather concrete matter of
In my previous essay, I considered various stock arguments in favor of the claim that we have obligations to people we do not know. In this essay I will consider a rather concrete matter of [More]

Everything in Its Right Place: Spinoza and Life by the Light of Nature

2014.09.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joseph Almog, Everything in Its Right Place: Spinoza and Life by the Light of Nature, Oxford University Press, 2014, 143pp.,
2014.09.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joseph Almog, Everything in Its Right Place: Spinoza and Life by the Light of Nature, Oxford University Press, 2014, 143pp., [More]

Death of Adulthood in American Culture

Male cultural supremacy is a thing of the past. Now women are the dominant voices. And nobody grows up anymore. Who killed adulthood?…
Male cultural supremacy is a thing of the past. Now women are the dominant voices. And nobody grows up anymore. Who killed adulthood?… [More]

Is ‘Progress’ Good for Humanity?

The idea that the Industrial Revolution made us happier, wealthier, more productive is deeply ingrained. What if it actually made things worse?…
The idea that the Industrial Revolution made us happier, wealthier, more productive is deeply ingrained. What if it actually made things worse?… [More]

Nabokov’s letters to wife

Vladimir and Vera Nabokov were rarely apart. When they were, he wrote – about animals, other writers, other women, Jews, gay people…
Vladimir and Vera Nabokov were rarely apart. When they were, he wrote – about animals, other writers, other women, Jews, gay people… [More]

Analysis of Existing: Barry Miller's Approach to God

2014.09.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Elmar J. Kremer, Analysis of Existing: Barry Miller's Approach to God, Bloomsbury, 2014, 143pp., $110.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.09.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Elmar J. Kremer, Analysis of Existing: Barry Miller's Approach to God, Bloomsbury, 2014, 143pp., $110.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]