Philosophisches Edutainment

Job List:  Europe Name of institution: 
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  [More]

The Twee tribe

The twee sensibility – think ukuleles and Wes Anderson – claims to celebrate beauty and goodness. Don’t be fooled…
The twee sensibility – think ukuleles and Wes Anderson – claims to celebrate beauty and goodness. Don’t be fooled… [More]

On George Balanchine

Birth of American ballet. Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream opened up new possibilities. His motto: “Don’t think, just dance”…
Birth of American ballet. Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream opened up new possibilities. His motto: “Don’t think, just dance”… [More]

Question about Ethics, Punishment, Sex - Allen Stairs responds

Is rape always immoral? Could it be justified under jurisprudence as punishment for a crime or under environmental ethics to save the human race in the event of a near human extinction? Response
Is rape always immoral? Could it be justified under jurisprudence as punishment for a crime or under environmental ethics to save the human race in the event of a near human extinction? Response [More]

Question about Science, Value - Allen Stairs responds

I am a scientist with very strong desire for personal growth.I acknowledge the undeniable practical values of science in making better world. However, I am wondering how being a scientist would
I am a scientist with very strong desire for personal growth.I acknowledge the undeniable practical values of science in making better world. However, I am wondering how being a scientist would [More]

Ransoms & Hostages

While some countries will pay ransoms to free hostages, the United States has a public policy of not doing this. Thanks to ISIS, the issue of whether ransoms should be paid to terrorists groups or
While some countries will pay ransoms to free hostages, the United States has a public policy of not doing this. Thanks to ISIS, the issue of whether ransoms should be paid to terrorists groups or [More]

Book and its author

A white male writer is a writer. The rest are pigeonholed: female writer, black writer, African writer. But literature is a way to seek universality…
A white male writer is a writer. The rest are pigeonholed: female writer, black writer, African writer. But literature is a way to seek universality… [More]

Ricoeur on Moral Religion: A Hermeneutics of Life

2015.02.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Carter, Ricoeur on Moral Religion: A Hermeneutics of Life, Oxford University Press, 2014, 169pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.02.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Carter, Ricoeur on Moral Religion: A Hermeneutics of Life, Oxford University Press, 2014, 169pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Review of Zizek

Few things are less funny than a book about humor. A joke explained is a joke failed. Especially if the explainer is Slavoj Žižek…
Few things are less funny than a book about humor. A joke explained is a joke failed. Especially if the explainer is Slavoj Žižek… [More]

Oliver Sacks and cancer

Oliver Sacks has months to live. There is no longer time for anything inessential – just himself, his work, his friends. And some silliness….
Oliver Sacks has months to live. There is no longer time for anything inessential – just himself, his work, his friends. And some silliness…. [More]