Chan Buddhism

[New Entry by Peter Hershock on April 1, 2015.] The Chan School (Chan zong, 禪宗) is an indigenous form of Chinese Buddhism that developed beginning in the sixth century CE and subsequently spread to
[New Entry by Peter Hershock on April 1, 2015.] The Chan School (Chan zong, 禪宗) is an indigenous form of Chinese Buddhism that developed beginning in the sixth century CE and subsequently spread to [More]

Inverted Qualia

[Revised entry by Alex Byrne on April 1, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Qualia inversion thought experiments are ubiquitous in contemporary philosophy of mind (largely due to the
[Revised entry by Alex Byrne on April 1, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Qualia inversion thought experiments are ubiquitous in contemporary philosophy of mind (largely due to the [More]

Lecturer

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  University of Toronto,
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  University of Toronto, [More]

Does Religious Freedom Justify Discrimination?

  The scene is a bakery in a small town in Indiana. Ralph and Sally, a married couple, run the Straight Bakery with the aid of the pretty young Ruth. Dr. Janet and her fiancé Andrea enter the
  The scene is a bakery in a small town in Indiana. Ralph and Sally, a married couple, run the Straight Bakery with the aid of the pretty young Ruth. Dr. Janet and her fiancé Andrea enter the [More]

Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

2015.04.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thomas Schramme (ed.), Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity, MIT Press, 2014, 335pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.04.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thomas Schramme (ed.), Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity, MIT Press, 2014, 335pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter

2015.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jaroslav Peregrin, Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 277pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137452955.
2015.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jaroslav Peregrin, Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 277pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137452955. [More]

Romance novels get no love

Romance fiction accounts for half of the mass-market paperbacks sold in America. But the genre gets no love from lit scholars…
Romance fiction accounts for half of the mass-market paperbacks sold in America. But the genre gets no love from lit scholars… [More]

Hayek on Mill

When Friedrich Hayek became obsessed with John Stuart Mill, it wasn’t Mill’s intellect that captivated Hayek. It was his love life…
When Friedrich Hayek became obsessed with John Stuart Mill, it wasn’t Mill’s intellect that captivated Hayek. It was his love life… [More]

Social scientists and social change

When, in 1967, Noam Chomsky said the responsibility of intellectuals was to “expose the lies of governments,” it was a minority view. Now it’s de rigueur…
When, in 1967, Noam Chomsky said the responsibility of intellectuals was to “expose the lies of governments,” it was a minority view. Now it’s de rigueur… [More]

Anna Julia Cooper

[New Entry by Kathryn T. Gines on March 31, 2015.] This entry takes as its focal point the philosophical contributions of Anna Julia Cooper with an emphasis on her scholarship and some attention to
[New Entry by Kathryn T. Gines on March 31, 2015.] This entry takes as its focal point the philosophical contributions of Anna Julia Cooper with an emphasis on her scholarship and some attention to [More]