Experimental Philosophy from the 1950s

As some of you may know, the movement known as 'experimental philosophy' was not the first to suggest running rigorous experimental studies about people's ordinary intuitions. There was a
As some of you may know, the movement known as 'experimental philosophy' was not the first to suggest running rigorous experimental studies about people's ordinary intuitions. There was a [More]

Does the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Infringe on Religious Liberty?

View image | gettyimages.com In June, 2015 the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the legality of same-sex marriage. Many states had already legalized same-sex marriages and a
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The Essence of the Self: In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity

2015.07.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Geoffrey Madell, The Essence of the Self: In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity, Routledge, 2015, 144pp., $140.00
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To feel born too late, and to find that an ennobling failure, are very Czech emotions. And they permeate the work of a very Czech writer, <strong>Bohumil Hrabal</strong>

To feel born too late, and to find that an ennobling failure, are very Czech emotions. And they permeate the work of a very Czech writer, Bohumil
To feel born too late, and to find that an ennobling failure, are very Czech emotions. And they permeate the work of a very Czech writer, Bohumil [More]

One of the functions of Nazism was social advancement, and few Nazis were as opportunistic as <strong>Joseph Goebbels</strong>. He embraced barbarism, but that was hardly unusual

One of the functions of Nazism was social advancement, and few Nazis were as opportunistic as Joseph Goebbels. He embraced barbarism, but that was hardly
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<strong>David Foster Wallace</strong> has been canonized as self-help slacker saint, magnet for moral veneration. In short, the very thing he struggled against&nbsp;

David Foster Wallace has been canonized as self-help slacker saint, magnet for moral veneration. In short, the very thing he struggled
David Foster Wallace has been canonized as self-help slacker saint, magnet for moral veneration. In short, the very thing he struggled [More]

The Definition of Lying and Deception

[Revised entry by James Edwin Mahon on June 30, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Questions central to the philosophical discussion of lying to others and other-deception (interpersonal
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Chance and Temporal Asymmetry

2015.06.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alastair Wilson (ed.), Chance and Temporal Asymmetry, Oxford University Press, 2014, 297pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN
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Honor in Political and Moral Philosophy

2015.06.34 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Olsthoorn,&#160;Honor in Political and Moral Philosophy, SUNY Press, 2015, 216pp., $80.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781438455471.
2015.06.34 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Olsthoorn, Honor in Political and Moral Philosophy, SUNY Press, 2015, 216pp., $80.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781438455471. [More]

&ldquo;The <strong>love song</strong>, whether from Shakespeare or his lessers, is to the currency of our feelings what the dollar bill is to our economy, the dining-room table to our family life &ndash; the necessary, inevitable thing.&rdquo;

&amp;ldquo;The love song, whether from Shakespeare or his lessers, is to the currency of our feelings what the dollar bill is to our economy, the dining-room table to our family life &amp;ndash; the
“The love song, whether from Shakespeare or his lessers, is to the currency of our feelings what the dollar bill is to our economy, the dining-room table to our family life – the [More]