Hans-Georg Gadamer

[Revised entry by Jeff Malpas on July 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Hans-Georg Gadamer is the decisive figure in the development of twentieth century hermeneutics - almost
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Everett's Relative-State Formulation of Quantum Mechanics

[Revised entry by Jeffrey Barrett on July 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Hugh Everett III's relative-state formulation of quantum mechanics is an attempt to solve the quantum
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Anyone Home?

As I tell my students, the metaphysical question of personal identity has important moral implications. One scenario I present is that of a human in what seems to be a persistent vegetative state. I
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Pasolini’s utopian vision

Filmmaker, novelist, polemicist: Everything Pier Paolo Pasolini did, he did as a poet – a strange and brilliantly melancholic poet…
Filmmaker, novelist, polemicist: Everything Pier Paolo Pasolini did, he did as a poet – a strange and brilliantly melancholic poet… [More]

Neo-Nazi hipsters

Heil hipster. Step aside, skinheads. German fascism has a friendlier, web-savvier, bearded face. These are strange times to be a neo-Nazi…
Heil hipster. Step aside, skinheads. German fascism has a friendlier, web-savvier, bearded face. These are strange times to be a neo-Nazi… [More]

Battle of the historians

The historiography of World War I is voluminous, contradictory, contentious. Better look to historians, not those who merely write about the past…
The historiography of World War I is voluminous, contradictory, contentious. Better look to historians, not those who merely write about the past… [More]

On Global Justice

2014.07.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mathias Risse, On Global Justice, Princeton University Press, 2012, 465pp., $39.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780691142692. Reviewed by
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Secrets of the Creative Brain

Some people see things others can’t and we call them geniuses. Some people see things others can’t and we call them ill. Is madness the essence of creativity?…
Some people see things others can’t and we call them geniuses. Some people see things others can’t and we call them ill. Is madness the essence of creativity?… [More]

On John Carey’s life

John Carey would rather read Shakespeare than see it performed. He prefers to experience life through literature…
John Carey would rather read Shakespeare than see it performed. He prefers to experience life through literature… [More]

Bourdain and foodie revolution

Locavore, gourmet, artisanal Top Chef, MasterChef: We live in an era of crazed oral gratification. Why? We’re homesick. Ron Rosenbaum explains..
Locavore, gourmet, artisanal Top Chef, MasterChef: We live in an era of crazed oral gratification. Why? We’re homesick. Ron Rosenbaum explains.. [More]