The Impossible, the Improbable, the Flash & the Hobbit

As a fan of the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and superheroes I have no difficulty in suspending my disbelief when it comes to such seemingly impossible things as wizards, warp drives and
As a fan of the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and superheroes I have no difficulty in suspending my disbelief when it comes to such seemingly impossible things as wizards, warp drives and [More]

The Algebra of Logic Tradition

[Revised entry by Stanley Burris and Javier Legris on January 30, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The algebra of logic, as an explicit algebraic system showing the underlying
[Revised entry by Stanley Burris and Javier Legris on January 30, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The algebra of logic, as an explicit algebraic system showing the underlying [More]

Call for Abstracts on Knowledge and Agency

Fourth Annual Tennessee Value and Agency (TVA) Conference September 4-5, 2015 // The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Theme: Knowledge and Agency Keynote Speakers: Candace Vogler (David B. and
Fourth Annual Tennessee Value and Agency (TVA) Conference September 4-5, 2015 // The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Theme: Knowledge and Agency Keynote Speakers: Candace Vogler (David B. and [More]

IAI Conversation on Irony and Understanding

With the ever-increasing number of voices trying to be heard, artists and critics are working harder than ever to differentiate themselves. Their tactics range from the outrageous to the sublime. The use of irony is one of those ways. But is the modern use of irony constructive or does it simply tear down people and ideas. This IAI conversation considers these questions and more. [More]

Adams on Creating the Best

Robert Adams famously argued that an unsurpassable being need not actualize the best possible world. Adams urges that he does not believe that there is a best world, but assumes there’s one
Robert Adams famously argued that an unsurpassable being need not actualize the best possible world. Adams urges that he does not believe that there is a best world, but assumes there’s one [More]

Nicomachean Ethics

2015.01.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, C. D. C. Reeve (tr.), Hackett, 2014, lvi + 447pp., $19.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781624661174. Reviewed
2015.01.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, C. D. C. Reeve (tr.), Hackett, 2014, lvi + 447pp., $19.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781624661174. Reviewed [More]

On Primo Levi

Primo Levi was first a scientist, then an artist. He resented the literary world’s considering him only a witness…
Primo Levi was first a scientist, then an artist. He resented the literary world’s considering him only a witness… [More]

Curvology

“This is a book about the female body and why it has turned out to be the strangest thing in existence.” Strange? To whom?…
“This is a book about the female body and why it has turned out to be the strangest thing in existence.” Strange? To whom?… [More]

Can art still shock?

Shock is no longer chic. We’re right to be weary, but we’ve become too weary. Is offensive art still possible?…
Shock is no longer chic. We’re right to be weary, but we’ve become too weary. Is offensive art still possible?… [More]

Kritik von Lebensformen

2015.01.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rahel Jaeggi, Kritik von Lebensformen, Suhrkamp, 2014, 451pp., €20, ISBN 9783518295878. Reviewed by Andreas Niederberger and
2015.01.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rahel Jaeggi, Kritik von Lebensformen, Suhrkamp, 2014, 451pp., €20, ISBN 9783518295878. Reviewed by Andreas Niederberger and [More]