<strong>Klaus Mann</strong>: published in his teens, a celebrity in his 20s, a fixture among the cultural elite. But he couldn't cope with having Thomas Mann as a father&nbsp;

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For Carlyle, some minds were like ducks. Melville likened critics to asses. Blake wrote about &ldquo;reptiles of the mind.&rdquo; Why <strong>animal metaphors</strong> describe how we think

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C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

2016.06.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gary Slater, C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation, Oxford University Press, 2015, 242pp.,
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History of the Ontology of Art

[Revised entry by Paisley Livingston on June 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Questions central to the ontology of art include the following: what sort(s) of things are works of art?
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Friedrich Nietzsche

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Kierkegaard's Dancing Tax Collector: Faith, Finitude, and Silence

2016.06.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sheridan Hough, Kierkegaard&#39;s Dancing Tax Collector: Faith, Finitude, and Silence, Oxford University Press, 2015, 169pp., $40.00
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On the morning of February 29, 1953, <strong>Joseph Stalin</strong> struggled for breath at his dacha. He lifted his left hand, pointed menacingly, and died

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Evolution is &ldquo;biased towards the marvelous,&rdquo; says <strong>Thomas Nagel</strong>. Just picture it: &ldquo;the universe gradually waking up and becoming aware of itself&rdquo;

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Used to be that any self-respecting member of the literati tried to sound English, not American. Then, in only 15 months, <strong>Yankee diction</strong> conquered the world

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Moral Aims: Essays on the Importance of Getting It Right and Practicing Morality with Others

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