Jewish Philosophical Theology: Request for Proposals

I. Fellowship Announcement The Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, in collaboration with the John Templeton Foundation, invites proposals for a funding initiative in “Jewish Philosophical Theology.” Our
I. Fellowship Announcement The Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, in collaboration with the John Templeton Foundation, invites proposals for a funding initiative in “Jewish Philosophical Theology.” Our [More]

Kumārila

[Revised entry by Daniel Arnold on November 8, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Kumārila Bhaṭṭa, who likely flourished around 660 ce, was a proponent of the orthodox Brahmanical school of Pūrva
[Revised entry by Daniel Arnold on November 8, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Kumārila Bhaṭṭa, who likely flourished around 660 ce, was a proponent of the orthodox Brahmanical school of Pūrva [More]

Amazon’s war

At Lab126 in Silicon Valley, people in light-blue lab coats are inventing the future of reading – a future owned by Amazon…
At Lab126 in Silicon Valley, people in light-blue lab coats are inventing the future of reading – a future owned by Amazon… [More]

This is not a book

New York culture at midcentury: Dylan, Trilling, Pollock, de Kooning. Want to read a book that captures that moment? Stay away from this one…
New York culture at midcentury: Dylan, Trilling, Pollock, de Kooning. Want to read a book that captures that moment? Stay away from this one… [More]

What Book Changed Your Mind?

When a book changes your mind, it doesn’t just inspire or influence your thinking. It alters the way you see yourself and your place in the world…
When a book changes your mind, it doesn’t just inspire or influence your thinking. It alters the way you see yourself and your place in the world… [More]

Fatalism

[Revised entry by Hugh Rice on November 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text] Though the word "fatalism" is commonly used to refer to an attitude of resignation in the face of some future event or
[Revised entry by Hugh Rice on November 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text] Though the word "fatalism" is commonly used to refer to an attitude of resignation in the face of some future event or [More]

Ibn Sina's Remarks and Admonitions: Physics and Metaphysics: An Analysis and Annotated Translation

2014.11.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shams C. Inati, Ibn Sina's Remarks and Admonitions: Physics and Metaphysics: An Analysis and Annotated Translation, Columbia
2014.11.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shams C. Inati, Ibn Sina's Remarks and Admonitions: Physics and Metaphysics: An Analysis and Annotated Translation, Columbia [More]

Moral Emotions: Reclaiming the Evidence of the Heart

2014.11.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony J. Steinbock, Moral Emotions: Reclaiming the Evidence of the Heart, Northwestern University Press, 2014, 339pp., $34.95
2014.11.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony J. Steinbock, Moral Emotions: Reclaiming the Evidence of the Heart, Northwestern University Press, 2014, 339pp., $34.95 [More]

Old Books, New Thoughts

“One writes a repellent book not to be repellent but to represent the repellent, to expose it, to reveal how it looks.” Roth rereads Portnoy‘s Complaint…
“One writes a repellent book not to be repellent but to represent the repellent, to expose it, to reveal how it looks.” Roth rereads Portnoy‘s Complaint… [More]

New Wave of the Internet

Smart watches, refrigerators, doorbells: As the “Internet of Things” takes over, our privacy recedes. Is privacy is just a bourgeois affectation?…
Smart watches, refrigerators, doorbells: As the “Internet of Things” takes over, our privacy recedes. Is privacy is just a bourgeois affectation?… [More]