<strong>Chernobyl, the novel</strong>. How an airborne toxic event came to represent postmodernism. A story of alienation and technological hubris

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<strong>Stalin's henchmen</strong>. Vile murderers and treacherous cowards, they were also a musical bunch. They could have made a competent chamber ensemble

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For <strong>Walt Whitman</strong>, the body was the basis of democracy. So he was a health nut, a fount of advice on sex, bathing, exercise, footwear

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A Patient’s Right to Know

All professions have their problem members and the field of medicine is no exception. Fortunately, the percentage of bad doctor is rather low—but this small percentage can do considerable harm.
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Why is a 17th-century Portuguese-Jewish philosopher, a writer of dense and opaque prose, so popular? Spinoza is a <strong>heretic for our times</strong>

Why is a 17th-century Portuguese-Jewish philosopher, a writer of dense and opaque prose, so popular? Spinoza is a heretic for our
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Hegel's Theory of Intelligibility

2016.04.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Roc&#237;o Zambrana, Hegel&#39;s Theory of Intelligibility, University of Chicago Press, 2015, 182pp., $40.00 (hbk), ISBN
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It&rsquo;s all well and good, intellectually, to praise forgetting. But <strong>collective amnesia</strong> is something else entirely. Where to draw the line?

It&amp;rsquo;s all well and good, intellectually, to praise forgetting. But collective amnesia is something else entirely. Where to draw the
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The history of war is typically written by winners. But not the <strong>Spanish Civil War</strong>. Our version has been Orwell's version. And it's time for a change

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Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

2016.04.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rocco J. Gennaro (ed.), Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness, MIT Press, 2015,
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Knobe and Kahneman Discussion at Edge

Over at Edge, they have posted a video of a very interesting discussion between our own Joshua Knobe and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman. It&#39;s well worth the watch! So, go check it
Over at Edge, they have posted a video of a very interesting discussion between our own Joshua Knobe and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman. It's well worth the watch! So, go check it [More]