Analytic Philosophy in America and other Historical and Contemporary Essays

2014.12.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott Soames, Analytic Philosophy in America and other Historical and Contemporary Essays, Princeton University Press, 2014,
2014.12.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott Soames, Analytic Philosophy in America and other Historical and Contemporary Essays, Princeton University Press, 2014, [More]

Issue in memory of Denis Dutton

For 35 years, Denis Dutton edited Philosophy and Literature. His commitment was to language that is simple, clear, and elegant…
For 35 years, Denis Dutton edited Philosophy and Literature. His commitment was to language that is simple, clear, and elegant… [More]

On human cruelty

Ian Buruma’s interests – Anne Frank, Clint Eastwood, kamikazes – are linked by a single question: Why do humans behave so atrociously?…
Ian Buruma’s interests – Anne Frank, Clint Eastwood, kamikazes – are linked by a single question: Why do humans behave so atrociously?… [More]

Good Feminist

For a 1970s feminist like Vivian Gornick, there is cause for dismay today. Women’s liberation is in the doldrums, not likely to recover in her lifetime…
For a 1970s feminist like Vivian Gornick, there is cause for dismay today. Women’s liberation is in the doldrums, not likely to recover in her lifetime… [More]

Thoughts on the Death of Eric Garner

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/462131997 Eric Garner, of New York, died on July 17, 2014. He had been confronted by police about selling loose cigarettes (sold that way to avoid the city tax) and
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/462131997 Eric Garner, of New York, died on July 17, 2014. He had been confronted by police about selling loose cigarettes (sold that way to avoid the city tax) and [More]

Children's Rights

[Revised entry by David William Archard on December 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Children are young human beings. Some children are very young human beings. As human beings
[Revised entry by David William Archard on December 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Children are young human beings. Some children are very young human beings. As human beings [More]

Comparative Philosophy: Chinese and Western

[Revised entry by David Wong on December 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Comparative philosophy brings together philosophical traditions that have developed in relative isolation
[Revised entry by David Wong on December 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Comparative philosophy brings together philosophical traditions that have developed in relative isolation [More]

The Structure of the World: Metaphysics and Representation

2014.12.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Steven French, The Structure of the World: Metaphysics and Representation, Oxford University Press, 2014, 394pp., $65.00 (hbk),
2014.12.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Steven French, The Structure of the World: Metaphysics and Representation, Oxford University Press, 2014, 394pp., $65.00 (hbk), [More]

Unifying the Mind: Cognitive Representations as Graphical Models

2014.12.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Danks, Unifying the Mind: Cognitive Representations as Graphical Models, MIT Press, 2014, 287pp., $40.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.12.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Danks, Unifying the Mind: Cognitive Representations as Graphical Models, MIT Press, 2014, 287pp., $40.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

History of Drunkenness

Alcohol, death, and the devil. In the 17th century, booze was rumored to turn men into swine, to expose their bodies to Satan’s touch…
Alcohol, death, and the devil. In the 17th century, booze was rumored to turn men into swine, to expose their bodies to Satan’s touch… [More]