Question about Animals, Ethics - Andrew Pessin responds

If animals have feelings then isn't that enough reason not to kill them for food? Some would say that self awareness is required. Why would that be relevant? Could the idea that a creature without
If animals have feelings then isn't that enough reason not to kill them for food? Some would say that self awareness is required. Why would that be relevant? Could the idea that a creature without [More]

Question about Philosophers - Andrew Pessin responds

In the Monty Python football sketch, does the line, "Hegel is arguing that the reality is merely an a priori adjunct of non-naturalistic ethics" make any sense at all or is it gibberish that would
In the Monty Python football sketch, does the line, "Hegel is arguing that the reality is merely an a priori adjunct of non-naturalistic ethics" make any sense at all or is it gibberish that would [More]

Al-Ghazālī's Moderation in Belief

2014.03.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Al-Ghazālī, Al-Ghazālī's Moderation in Belief, Aladdin M. Yaqub (tr.), University of Chicago Press, 2013, 311pp.,
2014.03.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Al-Ghazālī, Al-Ghazālī's Moderation in Belief, Aladdin M. Yaqub (tr.), University of Chicago Press, 2013, 311pp., [More]

Poetry and ethnic cleansing

Karl Kraus said Germany, a country of poets, had with the rise of Nazism become a country of executioners. Such a shift should not surprise us…
Karl Kraus said Germany, a country of poets, had with the rise of Nazism become a country of executioners. Such a shift should not surprise us… [More]

John Updike’s life and fiction

Perils of the author interview. William Ecenbargar got along with John Updike – until recognizing himself, slightly fictionalized, in The New Yorker…
Perils of the author interview. William Ecenbargar got along with John Updike – until recognizing himself, slightly fictionalized, in The New Yorker… [More]

The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History

Origins of the selfie. Until about 1490, self-portraits were rare. Then artists started to take an interest in themselves. Was it self-scrutiny or vanity?…
Origins of the selfie. Until about 1490, self-portraits were rare. Then artists started to take an interest in themselves. Was it self-scrutiny or vanity?… [More]

Approaching God: Between Phenomenology and Theology

2014.03.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Patrick Masterson, Approaching God: Between Phenomenology and Theology, Bloomsbury, 2013, 204pp, $29.95 (pbk), ISBN
2014.03.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Patrick Masterson, Approaching God: Between Phenomenology and Theology, Bloomsbury, 2013, 204pp, $29.95 (pbk), ISBN [More]

Adjunct instructor for ethics class -- Fall 2014

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Rutgers University -
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Rutgers University - [More]

Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in, 50%

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Universität Paderborn, Fach
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Universität Paderborn, Fach [More]

Deadline for committee and at-large board nominations

The American Philosophical Association is now accepting nominations for APA leadership positions for terms beginning July 1, 2015. The new nominations system will accept nominations
The American Philosophical Association is now accepting nominations for APA leadership positions for terms beginning July 1, 2015. The new nominations system will accept nominations [More]