Trump & Mercenaries: Arguments Against

Embed from Getty Images While there are some appealing arguments in favor of the United States employing mercenaries, there are also arguments against this position. One obvious set of arguments is
Embed from Getty Images While there are some appealing arguments in favor of the United States employing mercenaries, there are also arguments against this position. One obvious set of arguments is [More]

<strong>Nazism and the supernatural</strong>. Of all the Third Reich&rsquo;s bizarre experiments with the occult, none was embraced as effusively as World Ice Theory. Hitler thought it would replace Christianity

Nazism and the supernatural. Of all the Third Reich&amp;rsquo;s bizarre experiments with the occult, none was embraced as effusively as World Ice Theory. Hitler thought it would replace
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The <strong>magic mongoose</strong>? Gef, a contemporary of Nessie, was believed to speak a range of foreign languages, sing, whistle, cough, swear, dance, and attend political meetings

The magic mongoose? Gef, a contemporary of Nessie, was believed to speak a range of foreign languages, sing, whistle, cough, swear, dance, and attend political
The magic mongoose? Gef, a contemporary of Nessie, was believed to speak a range of foreign languages, sing, whistle, cough, swear, dance, and attend political [More]

<strong>Richard Rorty </strong>thought of himself as an American philosopher. American philosophers saw him as a European intellectual, and his philosophy as a betrayal. It wasn't

Richard Rorty thought of himself as an American philosopher. American philosophers saw him as a European intellectual, and his philosophy as a betrayal. It
Richard Rorty thought of himself as an American philosopher. American philosophers saw him as a European intellectual, and his philosophy as a betrayal. It [More]

Petitionary Prayer: A Philosophical Investigation

2017.07.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott Davison, Petitionary Prayer: A Philosophical Investigation, Oxford University Press, 2017, $75.00, 189 pp., ISBN
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Descartes' Ethics

[Revised entry by Donald Rutherford on July 27, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Descartes is not well known for his contributions to ethics. Some have charged that it is a weakness of
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It happened gradually. The surges, surprising transitions, turns of phrases came less often. Then hardly at all. For <strong>Sven Birkerts</strong>, writing became a lot more difficult

It happened gradually. The surges, surprising transitions, turns of phrases came less often. Then hardly at all. For Sven Birkerts, writing became a lot more
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If these are the <strong>end times </strong>of civilization &mdash; ecological collapse, social and political unraveling &mdash; it's worth asking: What sort of art comes out of such a dire reckoning?

If these are the end times of civilization &amp;mdash; ecological collapse, social and political unraveling &amp;mdash; it&#39;s worth asking: What sort of art comes out of such a dire
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Disturbed by the state of the world, <strong>W.S. Merwin </strong>turned to environmentalism. He cultivated a garden composted with manuscripts that other poets had sent him

Disturbed by the state of the world, W.S. Merwin turned to environmentalism. He cultivated a garden composted with manuscripts that other poets had sent
Disturbed by the state of the world, W.S. Merwin turned to environmentalism. He cultivated a garden composted with manuscripts that other poets had sent [More]

Kant's Theory of Normativity,

2017.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Konstantin Pollok, Kant&#39;s Theory of Normativity, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 350pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107127807.
2017.07.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Konstantin Pollok, Kant's Theory of Normativity, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 350pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107127807. [More]