Assurance: An Austinian View of Knowledge and Knowledge Claims

2014.09.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Krista Lawlor, Assurance: An Austinian View of Knowledge and Knowledge Claims, Oxford University Press, 2013, 231pp., $65.00
2014.09.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Krista Lawlor, Assurance: An Austinian View of Knowledge and Knowledge Claims, Oxford University Press, 2013, 231pp., $65.00 [More]

Feminism Unfinished

We think of feminism as having unfolded in “waves” – first, second, and so on. Now it unfolds in hashtags, more identity than politics…
We think of feminism as having unfolded in “waves” – first, second, and so on. Now it unfolds in hashtags, more identity than politics… [More]

My Own Nothingness

According to Aristotle, to understand something we must grasp what it is not. We must come to terms with nothingness. But how?…
According to Aristotle, to understand something we must grasp what it is not. We must come to terms with nothingness. But how?… [More]

What Jeff Koons has wrought

Jeff Koons is an entrepreneur, not an artist. A Wall Street guy who forever changed the art world. His formula for success: size + garishness = big money…
Jeff Koons is an entrepreneur, not an artist. A Wall Street guy who forever changed the art world. His formula for success: size + garishness = big money… [More]

Mirror, Mirror: The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love

2014.09.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Simon Blackburn, Mirror, Mirror: The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love, Princeton University Press, 2014, 209pp., $24.95 (hbk), ISBN
2014.09.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Simon Blackburn, Mirror, Mirror: The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love, Princeton University Press, 2014, 209pp., $24.95 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Unpatriotic Corporations & the Language Argument

In previous essays I have written about corporate personhood as well as corporate inversion.  Corporate inversion, briefly put, is when a corporation buys a foreign corporation and then “inverts”
In previous essays I have written about corporate personhood as well as corporate inversion.  Corporate inversion, briefly put, is when a corporation buys a foreign corporation and then “inverts” [More]

Obedient intellectuals

Dear intellectuals: You have a responsibility to speak truth and expose lies. You are failing. You are docile, cowed, and impotent. Best, Fred Inglis…
Dear intellectuals: You have a responsibility to speak truth and expose lies. You are failing. You are docile, cowed, and impotent. Best, Fred Inglis… [More]

Instructions for intoxication

Winemaking has been revolutionized. Most everything being bottled is clean, fruity, smooth, easy to drink, and completely boring…
Winemaking has been revolutionized. Most everything being bottled is clean, fruity, smooth, easy to drink, and completely boring… [More]

Latitudes of Acceptance

The scientific mood has soured. The emphasis is on taking down other scholars and falsifying results, not generating constructive ideas…
The scientific mood has soured. The emphasis is on taking down other scholars and falsifying results, not generating constructive ideas… [More]

Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference Program 2014

Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference 2014 Sept. 19th & 20th, 2014 5th Floor, Clininal and Translational Research Center, University at Buffalo 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY Keynote
Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference 2014 Sept. 19th & 20th, 2014 5th Floor, Clininal and Translational Research Center, University at Buffalo 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY Keynote [More]