Not conservative, reactionary: The flawed case against same-sex marriage

Russell Blackford, University of Newcastle The time has come for Australia to provide for same-sex marriages. This would reflect the countries with which we compare ourselves, including the US and
Russell Blackford, University of Newcastle The time has come for Australia to provide for same-sex marriages. This would reflect the countries with which we compare ourselves, including the US and [More]

Subjectivity and Selfhood in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

2016.09.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jari Kaukua and Tomas Ekenberg (eds.), Subjectivity and Selfhood in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy, Springer, 2016, 294pp.,
2016.09.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jari Kaukua and Tomas Ekenberg (eds.), Subjectivity and Selfhood in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy, Springer, 2016, 294pp., [More]

Step aside, Ann Landers. The advice columnist has evolved into the <strong>advice artist</strong>, essayistic excavator of complexity and vulnerability&nbsp;

Step aside, Ann Landers. The advice columnist has evolved into the advice artist, essayistic excavator of complexity and
Step aside, Ann Landers. The advice columnist has evolved into the advice artist, essayistic excavator of complexity and [More]

One day in 1953, Henry Molaison lost the ability to form new memories. He existed entirely in the now, which made him history&rsquo;s <strong>most studied man</strong>

One day in 1953, Henry Molaison lost the ability to form new memories. He existed entirely in the now, which made him history&amp;rsquo;s most studied
One day in 1953, Henry Molaison lost the ability to form new memories. He existed entirely in the now, which made him history’s most studied [More]

Neither entirely Victorian nor modernist, <strong>Henry James</strong> sowed the seed of postmodern thought. He would be appalled by what it has become

Neither entirely Victorian nor modernist, Henry James sowed the seed of postmodern thought. He would be appalled by what it has
Neither entirely Victorian nor modernist, Henry James sowed the seed of postmodern thought. He would be appalled by what it has [More]

Causation and Free Will

2016.09.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carolina Sartorio, Causation and Free Will, Oxford University Press, 2016, 188pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198746799.
2016.09.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carolina Sartorio, Causation and Free Will, Oxford University Press, 2016, 188pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198746799. [More]

Is BLM Responsible for Increased Crime?

Embed from Getty Images One talking point on the political right is that the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement is causally responsible for an increase in crime. This point has been made by such
Embed from Getty Images One talking point on the political right is that the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement is causally responsible for an increase in crime. This point has been made by such [More]

The boundary between science <strong>journalism and PR</strong> is so porous that the task of informing the public about science is often indistinguishable from efforts to promote it

The boundary between science journalism and PR is so porous that the task of informing the public about science is often indistinguishable from efforts to promote
The boundary between science journalism and PR is so porous that the task of informing the public about science is often indistinguishable from efforts to promote [More]

<strong>Literature helps form our beliefs</strong>. And while novels can stir outrage, they also provide catharsis, which has the effect of mollifying our politics

Literature helps form our beliefs. And while novels can stir outrage, they also provide catharsis, which has the effect of mollifying our
Literature helps form our beliefs. And while novels can stir outrage, they also provide catharsis, which has the effect of mollifying our [More]

&ldquo;Germany awake!&rdquo; went the Nazi slogan. The country was roused by Hitler and methamphetamine. Pervitin, as the drug was called, was <strong>National Socialism in a pill</strong>

&amp;ldquo;Germany awake!&amp;rdquo; went the Nazi slogan. The country was roused by Hitler and methamphetamine. Pervitin, as the drug was called, was National Socialism in a
“Germany awake!” went the Nazi slogan. The country was roused by Hitler and methamphetamine. Pervitin, as the drug was called, was National Socialism in a [More]