Question about Language - Allen Stairs responds

I'm grateful for Allen Stairs' response to question 5821, but he, like Richard Heck and Stephen Maitzen when answering question 5792, ASSUMES that words like "all" have the same meaning in everyday
I'm grateful for Allen Stairs' response to question 5821, but he, like Richard Heck and Stephen Maitzen when answering question 5792, ASSUMES that words like "all" have the same meaning in everyday [More]

Question about Logic, Philosophy - Allen Stairs responds

An elementary precept of logic says that where there are two propositions, P and Q, there are four possible "truth values," P~Q, Q~P, P&Q, ~P~Q, where ~ means "not."   Do people ever apply this to
An elementary precept of logic says that where there are two propositions, P and Q, there are four possible "truth values," P~Q, Q~P, P&Q, ~P~Q, where ~ means "not."   Do people ever apply this to [More]

Autonomy After Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity

2015.04.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Shuster, Autonomy After Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity, University of Chicago Press, 2014, 201pp.,
2015.04.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Shuster, Autonomy After Auschwitz: Adorno, German Idealism, and Modernity, University of Chicago Press, 2014, 201pp., [More]

On James Wood

James Wood was saved by literature. Son of a minister who maintained a strict home, he found novels an invitation to think beyond the Gospels…
James Wood was saved by literature. Son of a minister who maintained a strict home, he found novels an invitation to think beyond the Gospels… [More]

On Joseph Mitchell

Few journalists have gone as far as Joseph Mitchell in bending reality to his artistic will. This is not because they are more virtuous; it is because they are less gifted…
Few journalists have gone as far as Joseph Mitchell in bending reality to his artistic will. This is not because they are more virtuous; it is because they are less gifted… [More]

Kant's Lectures on Anthropology: A Critical Guide

2015.04.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alix Cohen (ed.), Kant's Lectures on Anthropology: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 270pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.04.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alix Cohen (ed.), Kant's Lectures on Anthropology: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 270pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Invisibility

The story of invisibility. Thoughts, feelings, personalities, psyches, morals, minds, souls: The world is held together by what we cannot see…
The story of invisibility. Thoughts, feelings, personalities, psyches, morals, minds, souls: The world is held together by what we cannot see… [More]

The Experience and Perception of Time

[Revised entry by Robin Le Poidevin on April 6, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] We see colours, hear sounds and feel textures. Some aspects of the world, it seems, are perceived through a
[Revised entry by Robin Le Poidevin on April 6, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] We see colours, hear sounds and feel textures. Some aspects of the world, it seems, are perceived through a [More]

Little Assassins

View image | gettyimages.com Small. Silent. Deadly. The perfect assassin or security system for the budget conscious. Send a few after your enemy. Have a few lurking about in security areas.
View image | gettyimages.com Small. Silent. Deadly. The perfect assassin or security system for the budget conscious. Send a few after your enemy. Have a few lurking about in security areas. [More]

Defending Darwin

Half of Americans reject evolution, the second lowest acceptance rate of 34 developed countries. Just try defending Darwin in Kentucky…
Half of Americans reject evolution, the second lowest acceptance rate of 34 developed countries. Just try defending Darwin in Kentucky… [More]