Genderalizations

Literary history is male-dominated. Literary journalism, too. But rest assured that editors are keenly aware of the problem…
Literary history is male-dominated. Literary journalism, too. But rest assured that editors are keenly aware of the problem… [More]

Afterlife

From Gilgamesh on, the afterlife has taken many guises. Our view is an incoherent projection of needs and impulses, irreconcilably at odds…
From Gilgamesh on, the afterlife has taken many guises. Our view is an incoherent projection of needs and impulses, irreconcilably at odds… [More]

Art and Morality: Essays in the Spirit of George Santayana

2015.02.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Morris Grossman, Art and Morality: Essays in the Spirit of George Santayana, Martin A. Coleman (ed.), Fordham University Press,
2015.02.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Morris Grossman, Art and Morality: Essays in the Spirit of George Santayana, Martin A. Coleman (ed.), Fordham University Press, [More]

Against self-criticism

Self-criticism is integral to our sense of self. What does this unrelenting, unforgiving, internal nag want? Adam Philips hazards an answer…
Self-criticism is integral to our sense of self. What does this unrelenting, unforgiving, internal nag want? Adam Philips hazards an answer… [More]

Question about Education - Allen Stairs responds

Is Plato right when he says that ignorance is the source of all evil? I live in the American south, and a large number of the people here are, in my opinion, ignorant; and i recently got into an
Is Plato right when he says that ignorance is the source of all evil? I live in the American south, and a large number of the people here are, in my opinion, ignorant; and i recently got into an [More]

Implicit Bias

[New Entry by Michael Brownstein on February 26, 2015.] "Implicit bias" is a term of art referring to relatively unconscious and relatively automatic features of prejudiced judgment and social
[New Entry by Michael Brownstein on February 26, 2015.] "Implicit bias" is a term of art referring to relatively unconscious and relatively automatic features of prejudiced judgment and social [More]

Question about Philosophers - Eddy Nahmias responds

Dear Philosophers, Can someone recommend a biography of Baruch Spinoza? Thank you Response from: Eddy Nahmias I haven't read Rebecca Goldstein's biography of Spinoza, but she's a great writer
Dear Philosophers, Can someone recommend a biography of Baruch Spinoza? Thank you Response from: Eddy Nahmias I haven't read Rebecca Goldstein's biography of Spinoza, but she's a great writer [More]

Postdoc Fellowships

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Norwegian University of Life
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Norwegian University of Life [More]

Explaining the Reasons We Share: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 1

2015.02.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Schroeder, Explaining the Reasons We Share: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 1, Oxford University Press, 2014,
2015.02.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Schroeder, Explaining the Reasons We Share: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 1, Oxford University Press, 2014, [More]

Nothingness and the Meaning of Life: Philosophical Approaches to Ultimate Meaning Through Nothing and Reflexivity

2015.02.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nicholas Waghorn, Nothingness and the Meaning of Life: Philosophical Approaches to Ultimate Meaning Through Nothing and
2015.02.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nicholas Waghorn, Nothingness and the Meaning of Life: Philosophical Approaches to Ultimate Meaning Through Nothing and [More]