Free Speech & Universities I: Invitations & Exclusions

Embed from Getty Images While the right to free speech is considered fundamental in classical liberalism, contemporary liberals have been accused of being an enemy of this right. Some recent
Embed from Getty Images While the right to free speech is considered fundamental in classical liberalism, contemporary liberals have been accused of being an enemy of this right. Some recent [More]

Hope

[New Entry by Titus Stahl and Claudia Bloeser on March 8, 2017.] Discussions of hope can be found throughout the history of philosophy and across all Western philosophical traditions, even though
[New Entry by Titus Stahl and Claudia Bloeser on March 8, 2017.] Discussions of hope can be found throughout the history of philosophy and across all Western philosophical traditions, even though [More]

Spiegel on Berkeley and Orthodoxy

The first paper in Idealism and Christian Theology is James Spiegel’s “The Theological Orthodoxy of Berkeley’s Immaterialism.” This piece was originally published in Faith
The first paper in Idealism and Christian Theology is James Spiegel’s “The Theological Orthodoxy of Berkeley’s Immaterialism.” This piece was originally published in Faith [More]

Tom, Dick, Harry, and other memorable heroes

Why Tom, Dick, and Harry? Generic names? If so, why just those? From Suffolk to Yorkshire people speak about some Laurence and some Lumley, whose fame rests only on the fact that both have
Why Tom, Dick, and Harry? Generic names? If so, why just those? From Suffolk to Yorkshire people speak about some Laurence and some Lumley, whose fame rests only on the fact that both have [More]

<strong>Professions colonize our imaginations</strong>. So thought Ivan Illich, who was against schools, medicine, transportation, law, psychotherapy, and the media

Professions colonize our imaginations. So thought Ivan Illich, who was against schools, medicine, transportation, law, psychotherapy, and the
Professions colonize our imaginations. So thought Ivan Illich, who was against schools, medicine, transportation, law, psychotherapy, and the [More]

<strong>The impediments of style</strong>. Terry Eagleton&rsquo;s writing proceeds by jokey elaboration, winking asides, and absurdist flights of fancy. It&rsquo;s fun, but frustrating

The impediments of style. Terry Eagleton&amp;rsquo;s writing proceeds by jokey elaboration, winking asides, and absurdist flights of fancy. It&amp;rsquo;s fun, but
The impediments of style. Terry Eagleton’s writing proceeds by jokey elaboration, winking asides, and absurdist flights of fancy. It’s fun, but [More]

Stain Removal: Ethics and Race,

2017.03.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Reid Miller, Stain Removal: Ethics and Race, Oxford University Press, 2017, 204pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190280970.
2017.03.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Reid Miller, Stain Removal: Ethics and Race, Oxford University Press, 2017, 204pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190280970. [More]

<strong>What do artists do</strong>, mostly? They tweak what they've already done. George Saunders finds it helpful to imagine a meter on his forehead

What do artists do, mostly? They tweak what they&#39;ve already done. George Saunders finds it helpful to imagine a meter on his
What do artists do, mostly? They tweak what they've already done. George Saunders finds it helpful to imagine a meter on his [More]

The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation

2017.03.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eirik Lang Harris, The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation, Columbia University Press, 2016, 173pp.,
2017.03.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eirik Lang Harris, The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation, Columbia University Press, 2016, 173pp., [More]

The Analysis of Knowledge

[Revised entry by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Matthias Steup on March 7, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For any person, there are some things they know, and some things
[Revised entry by Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa and Matthias Steup on March 7, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For any person, there are some things they know, and some things [More]