Scientific Revolutions

[Revised entry by Thomas Nickles on November 28, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The topic of scientific revolutions has been philosophically important since Thomas Kuhn's account in
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Carnap, Quine, and Putnam on Methods of Inquiry

2017.11.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gary Ebbs, Carnap, Quine, and Putnam on Methods of Inquiry, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 278pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN
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<em>The Closing of the American Mind,</em> today. As <strong>Allan Bloom</strong> had it, our society requires elites but demands that they justify their existence in democratic terms

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&ldquo;I had no idea that ____ was so <em>interesting!</em>&rdquo; Canoes, oranges, the Merchant Marine &ndash; how does <strong>John McPhee</strong> get us to care about such subjects?

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The world&rsquo;s <strong>most pessimistic philosopher</strong>. David Benatar thinks life is so bad, people shouldn&rsquo;t have children. A trip inside the strange world of anti-natalist thinking

The world&amp;rsquo;s most pessimistic philosopher. David Benatar thinks life is so bad, people shouldn&amp;rsquo;t have children. A trip inside the strange world of anti-natalist
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Political Utopias: Contemporary Debates

2017.11.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Weber and Kevin Vallier (eds.), Political Utopias: Contemporary Debates, Oxford University Press, 2017, 260pp., $39.95,
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Max Weber

[Revised entry by Sung Ho Kim on November 27, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Arguably the foremost social theorist of the twentieth century, Max Weber is known as a principal architect
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Assistant Professor in Ancient Greek Philosophy

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Americas Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; Queens College CUNY
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Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in

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If the <strong>birth of states</strong> meant disease, famine, drudgery, and bondage for so many, why deplore their collapse? For James Scott, it&rsquo;s complicated

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