Günter Grass

Günter Grass – novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, sculptor, printmaker, social critic, member of the Waffen-SS – is dead. He was 87…
Günter Grass – novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, sculptor, printmaker, social critic, member of the Waffen-SS – is dead. He was 87… [More]

PhD Research Fellow in Nonmonotonic Logic and Formal Argumentation

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Institute for Philosophy
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Institute for Philosophy [More]

Corporations Are Being Denied Freedom of Expression & Religion!

In the United States, corporations are considered persons. In recent years the judiciary has accepted that this entitles corporations to rights, such as freedom of speech (which was used to justify
In the United States, corporations are considered persons. In recent years the judiciary has accepted that this entitles corporations to rights, such as freedom of speech (which was used to justify [More]

Comics and censorship

Among artists in Cairo, Beirut, and Istanbul, condemnation of the Charlie Hebdo killings is unequivocal. Everything else is complicated…
Among artists in Cairo, Beirut, and Istanbul, condemnation of the Charlie Hebdo killings is unequivocal. Everything else is complicated… [More]

The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates

2015.04.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews René Brouwer, The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 230pp., $90.00
2015.04.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews René Brouwer, The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 230pp., $90.00 [More]

Madness in civilization

The history of madness is full of maddening assumptions. Most curious that a set of American diagnostic manuals is considered authoritative…
The history of madness is full of maddening assumptions. Most curious that a set of American diagnostic manuals is considered authoritative… [More]

New Age and technology

Max Weber considered rationalism a distinguishing features of modernity. Yet the spirit has always been in revolt against the intellect…
Max Weber considered rationalism a distinguishing features of modernity. Yet the spirit has always been in revolt against the intellect… [More]

Question about Ethics, Love - Oliver Leaman responds

i loved a guy since one year..i felt he was my life and god.i was so true to him and so he was.we were physically close.we had many dreams about our future,kids,etc.but an unexpected incident
i loved a guy since one year..i felt he was my life and god.i was so true to him and so he was.we were physically close.we had many dreams about our future,kids,etc.but an unexpected incident [More]

Question about Business, Ethics - Charles Taliaferro responds

This is possibly a dumb question, but anyway... If I trade shares for a living, is that an immoral job, given that the activity is essentially gambling, and doesn't create anything or achieve
This is possibly a dumb question, but anyway... If I trade shares for a living, is that an immoral job, given that the activity is essentially gambling, and doesn't create anything or achieve [More]

Must Research Talks present Work in Progress?

I gather the norm is that research talks (colloquia, etc.) are meant for presenting unpublished work; work that is, at least nominally, "in progress".  But is there a good reason for this norm?
I gather the norm is that research talks (colloquia, etc.) are meant for presenting unpublished work; work that is, at least nominally, "in progress".  But is there a good reason for this norm? [More]