Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment

2015.04.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Akeel Bilgrami, Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment, Harvard University Press, 2014, 397pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.04.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Akeel Bilgrami, Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment, Harvard University Press, 2014, 397pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Tony Judt’s Journey

Tony Judt was a good European who happily made his home in America. It was around 2002 that happiness curdled into disappointment…
Tony Judt was a good European who happily made his home in America. It was around 2002 that happiness curdled into disappointment… [More]

Review of John Gray

John Gray, well-versed in literature of all brows, is among the best-read contemporary philosophers. He’s also the bleakest…
John Gray, well-versed in literature of all brows, is among the best-read contemporary philosophers. He’s also the bleakest… [More]

Defense of physical books

“You read all those books?” The question occurs only to nonreaders. For bibliophiles, a personal library of unread books is a reminder that they will never be smart enough…
“You read all those books?” The question occurs only to nonreaders. For bibliophiles, a personal library of unread books is a reminder that they will never be smart enough… [More]

The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System

2015.04.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews István Aranyosi, The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System, Oxford University Press, 2013,
2015.04.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews István Aranyosi, The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System, Oxford University Press, 2013, [More]

Junior Professor (W1) for Philosophy (Political Philosophy)

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Bayreuth
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Bayreuth [More]

The Best Case for Voting

To follow up on my last post, let's consider a Regan-esque case for voting.The set-up: Suppose there are two candidates, Good and Bad, and a large population (e.g. several million voters).
To follow up on my last post, let's consider a Regan-esque case for voting.The set-up: Suppose there are two candidates, Good and Bad, and a large population (e.g. several million voters). [More]

Bring back the serialized novel

The novel is in the doldrums. Sales are down, something called “snackable content” is in demand. The solution? A return to the past: serialization…
The novel is in the doldrums. Sales are down, something called “snackable content” is in demand. The solution? A return to the past: serialization… [More]

Eugene O’Neill life

Eugene O’Neill was grim and unsmiling. O’Neill didn’t deny it: “I’ll write about happiness if I ever happen to meet up with that luxury”…
Eugene O’Neill was grim and unsmiling. O’Neill didn’t deny it: “I’ll write about happiness if I ever happen to meet up with that luxury”… [More]

Object as Subject

Driver’s License, Drone, Remote Control, Blanket, Phone Booth: Academic studies of everyday things aren’t new. And the new ones aren’t good…
Driver’s License, Drone, Remote Control, Blanket, Phone Booth: Academic studies of everyday things aren’t new. And the new ones aren’t good… [More]