10th Int'l Conference & 30th Anniversary of the International Development Ethics Association

Conference Name: 10th International Conference and 30th Anniversary of the International Development Ethics Association: Development Ethics Contributions for a Socially Sustainable
Conference Name: 10th International Conference and 30th Anniversary of the International Development Ethics Association: Development Ethics Contributions for a Socially Sustainable [More]

18th Century British Aesthetics

[Revised entry by James Shelley on July 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] 18th-century British aesthetics addressed itself to a variety of questions: What is the nature of taste? What
[Revised entry by James Shelley on July 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] 18th-century British aesthetics addressed itself to a variety of questions: What is the nature of taste? What [More]

Kant's Philosophy of Science

[Revised entry by Eric Watkins and Marius Stan on July 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Kant's philosophy of science has received attention from several different audiences and for a
[Revised entry by Eric Watkins and Marius Stan on July 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Kant's philosophy of science has received attention from several different audiences and for a [More]

Ethics & Free Will

Azim Shariff and Kathleen Vohs recently had their article, “What Happens to a Society That Does Not Believe in Free Will”, published in Scientific American. This article considers the causal impact
Azim Shariff and Kathleen Vohs recently had their article, “What Happens to a Society That Does Not Believe in Free Will”, published in Scientific American. This article considers the causal impact [More]

Kant's Philosophy of Religion

[Revised entry by Lawrence Pasternack and Philip Rossi on July 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html] Throughout his career, Immanuel Kant engaged many of the major issues
[Revised entry by Lawrence Pasternack and Philip Rossi on July 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html] Throughout his career, Immanuel Kant engaged many of the major issues [More]

Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

2014.07.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Massimo Pigliucci and Maarten Boudry (eds.), Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem, University of
2014.07.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Massimo Pigliucci and Maarten Boudry (eds.), Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem, University of [More]

On Opera

Schubert failed at it; Mendelssohn and Brahms didn’t even try; Stravinsky wrote only one. Writing an opera is supremely demanding. Roger Scruton thought he’d risk the effort…
Schubert failed at it; Mendelssohn and Brahms didn’t even try; Stravinsky wrote only one. Writing an opera is supremely demanding. Roger Scruton thought he’d risk the effort… [More]

Isaiah vs Isaac: a philosophers’ catfight

“I think him specious and possessed of some quality which causes nausea,” Isaiah Berlin said of Isaac Deutscher. Ah, the catty groves of academe…
“I think him specious and possessed of some quality which causes nausea,” Isaiah Berlin said of Isaac Deutscher. Ah, the catty groves of academe… [More]

World’s most cerebral marriage

Derek Parfit is committed to philosophy, white shirts, yogurt, and Janet Radcliffe-Richards. This is the world’s most cerebral romance…
Derek Parfit is committed to philosophy, white shirts, yogurt, and Janet Radcliffe-Richards. This is the world’s most cerebral romance… [More]

The Self in Question: Memory, the Body and Self-Consciousness

2014.07.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andy Hamilton, The Self in Question: Memory, the Body and Self-Consciousness, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, 249pp., $95.00 (hbk),
2014.07.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andy Hamilton, The Self in Question: Memory, the Body and Self-Consciousness, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, 249pp., $95.00 (hbk), [More]