Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

2015.04.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thomas Schramme (ed.), Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity, MIT Press, 2014, 335pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.04.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thomas Schramme (ed.), Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity, MIT Press, 2014, 335pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter

2015.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jaroslav Peregrin, Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 277pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137452955.
2015.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jaroslav Peregrin, Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 277pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137452955. [More]

Romance novels get no love

Romance fiction accounts for half of the mass-market paperbacks sold in America. But the genre gets no love from lit scholars…
Romance fiction accounts for half of the mass-market paperbacks sold in America. But the genre gets no love from lit scholars… [More]

Hayek on Mill

When Friedrich Hayek became obsessed with John Stuart Mill, it wasn’t Mill’s intellect that captivated Hayek. It was his love life…
When Friedrich Hayek became obsessed with John Stuart Mill, it wasn’t Mill’s intellect that captivated Hayek. It was his love life… [More]

Social scientists and social change

When, in 1967, Noam Chomsky said the responsibility of intellectuals was to “expose the lies of governments,” it was a minority view. Now it’s de rigueur…
When, in 1967, Noam Chomsky said the responsibility of intellectuals was to “expose the lies of governments,” it was a minority view. Now it’s de rigueur… [More]

Anna Julia Cooper

[New Entry by Kathryn T. Gines on March 31, 2015.] This entry takes as its focal point the philosophical contributions of Anna Julia Cooper with an emphasis on her scholarship and some attention to
[New Entry by Kathryn T. Gines on March 31, 2015.] This entry takes as its focal point the philosophical contributions of Anna Julia Cooper with an emphasis on her scholarship and some attention to [More]

Feminist Perspectives on Science

[Revised entry by Sharon Crasnow, Alison Wylie, Wenda K. Bauchspies, and Elizabeth Potter on March 31, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Feminists have a number of distinct interests in,
[Revised entry by Sharon Crasnow, Alison Wylie, Wenda K. Bauchspies, and Elizabeth Potter on March 31, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Feminists have a number of distinct interests in, [More]

Heidegger on Why Our Presence Matters

In this piece (also for the New York Times) author Lawrence Berger talks about the conversation between the sciences and existentialists over what it truly means to be human.
In this piece (also for the New York Times) author Lawrence Berger talks about the conversation between the sciences and existentialists over what it truly means to be human. [More]

Why God is a Moral Issue

In the "Contemporary Issues" department, atheist Michael Ruse writes on religious faith and atheism for the New York Times.
In the "Contemporary Issues" department, atheist Michael Ruse writes on religious faith and atheism for the New York Times. [More]

Question about Love - Charles Taliaferro responds

Does the idea of "conflict of interest" figure into any contemporary discussion of ethics in philosophy? For example, few would argue that a professor having a sexual relationship with a student in
Does the idea of "conflict of interest" figure into any contemporary discussion of ethics in philosophy? For example, few would argue that a professor having a sexual relationship with a student in [More]