The Believers

The God conversation. Intellectuals overemphasize lofty theological impulses, while slighting the day-to-day comforts that keep religion relevant…
The God conversation. Intellectuals overemphasize lofty theological impulses, while slighting the day-to-day comforts that keep religion relevant… [More]

The Paranoid Logic of Censorship

Readers are dupes. That’s the paranoid logic of censorship. Literature incites, implores, proselytizes, disrespects – just as it should…
Readers are dupes. That’s the paranoid logic of censorship. Literature incites, implores, proselytizes, disrespects – just as it should… [More]

Rock Stars’ Ex-Lovers

To survive as the wife or girlfriend of a rock star, a woman must cultivate a strange combination of poise, glamour, and willful self-obliteration…
To survive as the wife or girlfriend of a rock star, a woman must cultivate a strange combination of poise, glamour, and willful self-obliteration… [More]

Being Realistic About Reasons

2014.07.36 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews T. M. Scanlon, Being Realistic About Reasons, Oxford University Press, 2014, 132pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780199678488.
2014.07.36 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews T. M. Scanlon, Being Realistic About Reasons, Oxford University Press, 2014, 132pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780199678488. [More]

Hermeneutics and Reflection: Heidegger and Husserl on the Concept of Phenomenology

2014.07.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Friedrich-Wilhelm von Herrmann, Hermeneutics and Reflection: Heidegger and Husserl on the Concept of Phenomenology, Kenneth Maly
2014.07.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Friedrich-Wilhelm von Herrmann, Hermeneutics and Reflection: Heidegger and Husserl on the Concept of Phenomenology, Kenneth Maly [More]

Evidence

[Revised entry by Thomas Kelly on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For my own part, I think that if one were looking for a single phrase to capture the stage to
[Revised entry by Thomas Kelly on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For my own part, I think that if one were looking for a single phrase to capture the stage to [More]

18th Century German Philosophy Prior to Kant

[Revised entry by Brigitte Sassen on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] In Germany, the eighteenth century was the age of enlightenment, the age, that is, that called for the independence of
[Revised entry by Brigitte Sassen on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] In Germany, the eighteenth century was the age of enlightenment, the age, that is, that called for the independence of [More]

The Sharing Economy III: Resources (Human & Other)

In my previous two essays I wrote about the new sharing economy, focusing on regulations and taxes. In this essay I will cover resources (human and other). As noted in the previous two essays, the
In my previous two essays I wrote about the new sharing economy, focusing on regulations and taxes. In this essay I will cover resources (human and other). As noted in the previous two essays, the [More]

Addiction and Weakness of Will

2014.07. : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lubomira Radoilska, Addiction and Weakness of Will, Oxford University Press, 2013, 148pp., $59.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780199641963.
2014.07. : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lubomira Radoilska, Addiction and Weakness of Will, Oxford University Press, 2013, 148pp., $59.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780199641963. [More]

Kingdom of William T. Vollmann

Sex workers, snipers, silver-gelatin photos: The creepy, fascinating, and remarkably prolific life of William T. Vollmann…
Sex workers, snipers, silver-gelatin photos: The creepy, fascinating, and remarkably prolific life of William T. Vollmann… [More]