We live in a golden age of profanity. But our profane vocabulary is small, and we're diminishing it from overuse. Time to <strong>invent new obscenities</strong>

We live in a golden age of profanity. But our profane vocabulary is small, and we&#39;re diminishing it from overuse. Time to invent new
We live in a golden age of profanity. But our profane vocabulary is small, and we're diminishing it from overuse. Time to invent new [More]

Existential Eroticism: A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women's Oppression-Perpetuating Choices

2016.08.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shay Welch, Existential Eroticism: A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women&#39;s Oppression-Perpetuating Choices, 2015, Lexington
2016.08.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shay Welch, Existential Eroticism: A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women's Oppression-Perpetuating Choices, 2015, Lexington [More]

Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary Experience

2016.08.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Charles Altieri, Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary Experience, Cornell University
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Folk Psychology as a Theory

[Revised entry by Ian Ravenscroft on August 16, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The concept of folk psychology has played a significant role in philosophy of mind and cognitive science
[Revised entry by Ian Ravenscroft on August 16, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The concept of folk psychology has played a significant role in philosophy of mind and cognitive science [More]

Exploitation

[Revised entry by Matt Zwolinski and Alan Wertheimer on August 16, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] To exploit someone is to take unfair advantage of them. It is to use
[Revised entry by Matt Zwolinski and Alan Wertheimer on August 16, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] To exploit someone is to take unfair advantage of them. It is to use [More]

Pragmatic Encounters

2016.08.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard J. Bernstein, Pragmatic Encounters, Routledge, 2016, 234pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781848935157. Reviewed by Georgia
2016.08.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard J. Bernstein, Pragmatic Encounters, Routledge, 2016, 234pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781848935157. Reviewed by Georgia [More]

Female thinkers have rarely been cinematic subjects. But recent films about <strong>Hannah Arendt</strong>&nbsp;have raised the question: How should a woman in philosophy be portrayed?

Female thinkers have rarely been cinematic subjects. But recent films about Hannah Arendt&amp;nbsp;have raised the question: How should a woman in philosophy be
Female thinkers have rarely been cinematic subjects. But recent films about Hannah Arendt have raised the question: How should a woman in philosophy be [More]

&ldquo;Everywhere there was somewhere and everywhere there they were men women children dogs cows..." <strong>Gertrude Stein</strong> wrote a children's book

&amp;ldquo;Everywhere there was somewhere and everywhere there they were men women children dogs cows...&quot; Gertrude Stein wrote a children&#39;s
“Everywhere there was somewhere and everywhere there they were men women children dogs cows..." Gertrude Stein wrote a children's [More]

Walter Benjamin believed that great art contains an inexplicable "aura," an element of mystery. Now forensic science is ruining the <strong>romance of art history</strong>&nbsp;

Walter Benjamin believed that great art contains an inexplicable &quot;aura,&quot; an element of mystery. Now forensic science is ruining the romance of art
Walter Benjamin believed that great art contains an inexplicable "aura," an element of mystery. Now forensic science is ruining the romance of art [More]

The Anthropocene Project: Virtue in the Age of Climate Change

2016.08.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Byron Williston, The Anthropocene Project: Virtue in the Age of Climate Change, Oxford University Press, 2015, 209pp., $85.00
2016.08.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Byron Williston, The Anthropocene Project: Virtue in the Age of Climate Change, Oxford University Press, 2015, 209pp., $85.00 [More]