When <strong>Plimpton met Papa</strong> in Cuba. In the course of a <em>Paris Review</em> interview, there were executions observed, boxing, drinking, and CIA meddling

When Plimpton met Papa in Cuba. In the course of a Paris Review interview, there were executions observed, boxing, drinking, and CIA
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The distinctiveness of German Indology – and its expression in German philosophy

German Indological scholarship was something of an anomaly given the link between colonial power and colonial knowledge. The German fascination surrounding “ancient Indian wisdom” unfolded in
German Indological scholarship was something of an anomaly given the link between colonial power and colonial knowledge. The German fascination surrounding “ancient Indian wisdom” unfolded in [More]

Distributive Justice: Getting What We Deserve from Our Country

2017.01.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fred Feldman, Distributive Justice: Getting What We Deserve from Our Country, Oxford University Press, 2016, 269pp., $50.00
2017.01.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fred Feldman, Distributive Justice: Getting What We Deserve from Our Country, Oxford University Press, 2016, 269pp., $50.00 [More]

We know <strong>Frantz Fanon</strong> for his advocacy of violence, but behind it was a radical humanism. At a psychiatric hospital he introduced theater and a teahouse

We know Frantz Fanon for his advocacy of violence, but behind it was a radical humanism. At a psychiatric hospital he introduced theater and a
We know Frantz Fanon for his advocacy of violence, but behind it was a radical humanism. At a psychiatric hospital he introduced theater and a [More]

Two cultures of women&rsquo;s writing rarely mix: the lofty abstractions of Virginia Woolf and the vulgar, popular approach of Cosmopolitan. Enter <strong>Elena Ferrante</strong>

Two cultures of women&amp;rsquo;s writing rarely mix: the lofty abstractions of Virginia Woolf and the vulgar, popular approach of Cosmopolitan. Enter Elena
Two cultures of women’s writing rarely mix: the lofty abstractions of Virginia Woolf and the vulgar, popular approach of Cosmopolitan. Enter Elena [More]

When <strong>Plimpton met Papa</strong> in Cuba. In the course of a Paris Review interview, there were executions observed, boxing, drinking, and CIA meddling

When Plimpton met Papa in Cuba. In the course of a Paris Review interview, there were executions observed, boxing, drinking, and CIA
When Plimpton met Papa in Cuba. In the course of a Paris Review interview, there were executions observed, boxing, drinking, and CIA [More]

The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations

2017.01.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Steven R. Ratner, The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations, Oxford University Press, 2015,
2017.01.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Steven R. Ratner, The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations, Oxford University Press, 2015, [More]

Xenocrates

[Revised entry by Russell Dancy on January 11, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Xenocrates (of Chalcedon, a city on the Asian side of the Bosporus opposite Byzantium, according to
[Revised entry by Russell Dancy on January 11, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Xenocrates (of Chalcedon, a city on the Asian side of the Bosporus opposite Byzantium, according to [More]

Charter Schools III: Ideology & Choice

Embed from Getty Images In my prior essay on charter schools, I considered the quality argument. The idea is that charter schools provide a higher quality alternative to public schools and should
Embed from Getty Images In my prior essay on charter schools, I considered the quality argument. The idea is that charter schools provide a higher quality alternative to public schools and should [More]

From good wine to ivy

Last week’s post was about the proverb: “Good wine needs no bush,” and something was said about ivy as an antidote to good and bad wine. So now it may not be entirely out of place to discuss the
Last week’s post was about the proverb: “Good wine needs no bush,” and something was said about ivy as an antidote to good and bad wine. So now it may not be entirely out of place to discuss the [More]