A mad old man who imagines himself a knight rides forth on his frail horse, Rocinante. <strong>The modern era</strong> - and with it the novel - is born

A mad old man who imagines himself a knight rides forth on his frail horse, Rocinante. The modern era - and with it the novel - is
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The Everlasting Check: Hume on Miracles

2016.05.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alexander George, The Everlasting Check: Hume on Miracles, Harvard University Press, 2016, 98pp., $24.95 (hbk), ISBN
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When black intellectuals interpret black life for white audiences, the question of racial authenticity arises. What is <strong>authentic black knowledge</strong>?

When black intellectuals interpret black life for white audiences, the question of racial authenticity arises. What is authentic black
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War

[Revised entry by Seth Lazar on May 3, 2016. Changes to: 0] [Editor&#39;s Note: The following new entry by Seth Lazar replaces the former entry on this topic by the previous author.] Some reject the
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When black intellectuals interpet black life for white audiences, the question of racial authenticity arises. What is <strong>authentic black knowledge</strong>?

When black intellectuals interpet black life for white audiences, the question of racial authenticity arises. What is authentic black
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Luck's Mischief: Obligation and Blameworthiness on a Thread

2016.05.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ishtiyaque Haji, Luck&#39;s Mischief: Obligation and Blameworthiness on a Thread, Oxford University Press, 2016, 358pp., $74.00
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<strong>The cult of the unfinished</strong>. Incomplete paintings, sculptures, novels, and musical compositions are undeniably seductive - too seductive

The cult of the unfinished. Incomplete paintings, sculptures, novels, and musical compositions are undeniably seductive - too
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<strong>Lord Acton</strong> had a library of 67,000 volumes, scrupulously cross-referenced. His miscellanea fill some 50,000 pages. But he never published a book

Lord Acton had a library of 67,000 volumes, scrupulously cross-referenced. His miscellanea fill some 50,000 pages. But he never published a
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After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships

2016.05.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Elizabeth Brake (ed.), After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships, Oxford University Press, 2016, 247pp., $29.95 (pbk),
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<strong>Frank Gehry</strong>, known for egomaniacal arrogance and an inability to stick to a budget, made his name by turning a shack into a shrine

Frank Gehry, known for egomaniacal arrogance and an inability to stick to a budget, made his name by turning a shack into a
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