Imprecise Probabilities

[New Entry by Seamus Bradley on December 20, 2014.] It has been argued that imprecise probabilities are a natural and intuitive way of overcoming some of the issues with orthodox precise
[New Entry by Seamus Bradley on December 20, 2014.] It has been argued that imprecise probabilities are a natural and intuitive way of overcoming some of the issues with orthodox precise [More]

New Left history

The writing of history has its own history, which was indelibly shaped by the ambitious and flawed New Left historians…
The writing of history has its own history, which was indelibly shaped by the ambitious and flawed New Left historians… [More]

Art of rewriting

“I can’t teach someone to write,” says John Casey, “but I can sometimes teach someone to rewrite.” What he can teach them is craft…
“I can’t teach someone to write,” says John Casey, “but I can sometimes teach someone to rewrite.” What he can teach them is craft… [More]

Putin and political fantasy

Russia is a cultivator of theories and doctrines, with an overwhelming temptation to find the secret forces – imagined or not – intent on destroying the nation…
Russia is a cultivator of theories and doctrines, with an overwhelming temptation to find the secret forces – imagined or not – intent on destroying the nation… [More]

Beef

One of the challenges presented by the ever-growing human population is producing enough food to feed everyone. There is also the distribution challenge: being able to get the food to the people and
One of the challenges presented by the ever-growing human population is producing enough food to feed everyone. There is also the distribution challenge: being able to get the food to the people and [More]

Assistant professor in bioethics and public health

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public [More]

Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

2014.12.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Unger, Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2014, 258pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.12.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Unger, Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2014, 258pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

The Problem of Animal Pain: A Theodicy for All Creatures Great and Small

2014.12.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Trent Dougherty, The Problem of Animal Pain: A Theodicy for All Creatures Great and Small, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 197pp.,
2014.12.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Trent Dougherty, The Problem of Animal Pain: A Theodicy for All Creatures Great and Small, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 197pp., [More]

Donkeys and the military

When did the humble donkey become the ultimate fighting machine? It all began in 520 BC with King Darius I…
When did the humble donkey become the ultimate fighting machine? It all began in 520 BC with King Darius I… [More]

Culinary imagination

For Robert Burns (haggis), Virginia Woolf (sausage, haddock), and Emily Dickinson (Black Cake), appetite was important to art…
For Robert Burns (haggis), Virginia Woolf (sausage, haddock), and Emily Dickinson (Black Cake), appetite was important to art… [More]