<strong>Philosopher problems</strong>. &ldquo;All we do is gloss each other,&rdquo; complained Montaigne in the 16th century. Since then the field&rsquo;s issues have only worsened

Philosopher problems. &amp;ldquo;All we do is gloss each other,&amp;rdquo; complained Montaigne in the 16th century. Since then the field&amp;rsquo;s issues have only
Philosopher problems. “All we do is gloss each other,” complained Montaigne in the 16th century. Since then the field’s issues have only [More]

<strong>Shirley Jackson&rsquo;s biography</strong> had uncanny parallels to her fiction. But what can it tell us about an author who wanted to trade in her life and start anew?

Shirley Jackson&amp;rsquo;s biography had uncanny parallels to her fiction. But what can it tell us about an author who wanted to trade in her life and start
Shirley Jackson’s biography had uncanny parallels to her fiction. But what can it tell us about an author who wanted to trade in her life and start [More]

Mocked in the movie <em>Aladdin</em>, <strong>William F. Buckley&rsquo;s singular style of speaking</strong> merits attention. Like his ideas, it was heavily influenced by the Spanish language

Mocked in the movie Aladdin, William F. Buckley&amp;rsquo;s singular style of speaking merits attention. Like his ideas, it was heavily influenced by the Spanish
Mocked in the movie Aladdin, William F. Buckley’s singular style of speaking merits attention. Like his ideas, it was heavily influenced by the Spanish [More]

Contingency and Commitment: Mexican Existentialism and the Place of Philosophy

2016.09.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carlos Alberto S&#225;nchez, Contingency and Commitment:&#160;Mexican Existentialism and the Place of Philosophy, SUNY Press, 2016, 161pp.,
2016.09.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carlos Alberto Sánchez, Contingency and Commitment: Mexican Existentialism and the Place of Philosophy, SUNY Press, 2016, 161pp., [More]

Feminist Perspectives on Class and Work

[Revised entry by Ann Ferguson, Rosemary Hennessy, and Mecke Nagel on September 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A good place to situate the start of theoretical debates about women,
[Revised entry by Ann Ferguson, Rosemary Hennessy, and Mecke Nagel on September 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A good place to situate the start of theoretical debates about women, [More]

Philosophy of Humor

[Revised entry by John Morreall on September 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although most people value humor, philosophers have said little about it, and what they have said is
[Revised entry by John Morreall on September 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although most people value humor, philosophers have said little about it, and what they have said is [More]

The new creation part 3: Disability and the Eschaton, by Kevin Timpe

A few years ago, I had a student with Cerebral Palsy. He was one of those students that I connected with outside of the regular classroom. One day while we were talking about theological matters at
A few years ago, I had a student with Cerebral Palsy. He was one of those students that I connected with outside of the regular classroom. One day while we were talking about theological matters at [More]

Drugs, Race, Crime & Health

The war on drugs is perhaps the longest and least successful war waged by the United States. One of the main problems is, as Walt Kelley said, “we have met the enemy and he is us.” Which is to say
The war on drugs is perhaps the longest and least successful war waged by the United States. One of the main problems is, as Walt Kelley said, “we have met the enemy and he is us.” Which is to say [More]

The origin of the word SLANG is known!

Caution is a virtue, but, like every other virtue, it can be practiced with excessive zeal and become a vice (like parsimony turning into stinginess). The negative extreme of caution is
Caution is a virtue, but, like every other virtue, it can be practiced with excessive zeal and become a vice (like parsimony turning into stinginess). The negative extreme of caution is [More]

There's long been a vexed relationship between <strong>flesh and thought</strong>. We stubbornly cling to the hope of transcending the former to achieve a higher state of the latter&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;

There&#39;s long been a vexed relationship between flesh and thought. We stubbornly cling to the hope of transcending the former to achieve a higher state of the
There's long been a vexed relationship between flesh and thought. We stubbornly cling to the hope of transcending the former to achieve a higher state of the [More]