“Trump” Terror at Emory

It was the day that fear and pain came to Emory University. No, it was not another horrific campus shooting. This day of terror was inflicted by chalked “Trump 2016” messages. In response, students
It was the day that fear and pain came to Emory University. No, it was not another horrific campus shooting. This day of terror was inflicted by chalked “Trump 2016” messages. In response, students [More]

Simpson's Paradox

[Revised entry by Gary Malinas and John Bigelow on April 1, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Consider the following story: The label of each packet of FIXIT-Y-capsuls from
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Ludwik Fleck

[Revised entry by Wojciech Sady on April 1, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In the 1930s, Ludwik Fleck (1896 - 1961), a Polish-Jewish microbiologist, developed the first system of the
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Petrus Ramus

[Revised entry by Erland Sellberg on April 1, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] While Petrus Ramus (1515 - 1572) undoubtedly occupies an important place in the history of ideas, few
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Building design is largely absent from public debate. Our loss. It's time to <strong>rescue architecture</strong> from the depredations of elite opinion

Building design is largely absent from public debate. Our loss. It&#39;s time to rescue architecture from the depredations of elite
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Kierkegaard and the Paradox of Religious Diversity

2016.03.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews George B. Connell, Kierkegaard and the Paradox of Religious Diversity, Eerdmans, 2016, 188pp., $30.00 (pbk), ISBN
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<strong>The Marx Brothers</strong> were antic, zany, madcap, anarchic. Yet scholars and critics insist on attaching deep significance to the act. Groucho would object

The Marx Brothers were antic, zany, madcap, anarchic. Yet scholars and critics insist on attaching deep significance to the act. Groucho would
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Darwin did not take metaphors lightly. He honed them and defended them. That was the case with "<strong>natural selection</strong>," which wasn't his first choice for evolution

Darwin did not take metaphors lightly. He honed them and defended them. That was the case with &quot;natural selection,&quot; which wasn&#39;t his first choice for
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About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College

2016.03.32 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Foucault, About the Beginning of the Hermeneutics of the Self: Lectures at Dartmouth College, 1980, Graham Burchell (tr.),
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Early Modern Aesthetics

2016.03.31 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Colin McQuillan, Early Modern Aesthetics, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 191pp., $32.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781783482122.
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