Better to be Nothing?

There is an old legend that king Midas for a long time hunted the wise Silenus, the companion of Dionysus, in the forests, without catching him. When Silenus finally fell into the king’s hands, the
There is an old legend that king Midas for a long time hunted the wise Silenus, the companion of Dionysus, in the forests, without catching him. When Silenus finally fell into the king’s hands, the [More]

Justice and Foreign Policy

2015.06.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Blake, Justice and Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, 2013, 135pp., $49.99 (hbk), ISBN 9780199552009. Reviewed
2015.06.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Blake, Justice and Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, 2013, 135pp., $49.99 (hbk), ISBN 9780199552009. Reviewed [More]

The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love

2015.06.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Susan Wolf, The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love, Oxford University Press, 2015, 263pp., $45.00 (pbk),
2015.06.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Susan Wolf, The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love, Oxford University Press, 2015, 263pp., $45.00 (pbk), [More]

The epistolary record of <strong>Henry James's life</strong> comprises 10,423 letters. What do they reveal? What you'd expect: He was a sufferable snob

The epistolary record of Henry James&#39;s life comprises 10,423 letters. What do they reveal? What you&#39;d expect: He was a sufferable
The epistolary record of Henry James's life comprises 10,423 letters. What do they reveal? What you'd expect: He was a sufferable [More]

Boswell was at home in the salons of the Enlightenment, but he wasn't an <strong>enlightened thinker</strong>. Ask the women he pursued

Boswell was at home in the salons of the Enlightenment, but he wasn&#39;t an enlightened thinker. Ask the women he
Boswell was at home in the salons of the Enlightenment, but he wasn't an enlightened thinker. Ask the women he [More]

The dream of a common language goes back to Genesis. But it remains just that, a dream. Still unresolved: <strong>Is translation an art</strong> or a problem of math?

The dream of a common language goes back to Genesis. But it remains just that, a dream. Still unresolved: Is translation an art or a problem of
The dream of a common language goes back to Genesis. But it remains just that, a dream. Still unresolved: Is translation an art or a problem of [More]

For <strong>Michael Oakeshott</strong>, philosophy is a conversation, not an argument; a disposition, not a doctrine. He had no interest in changing the world

For Michael Oakeshott, philosophy is a conversation, not an argument; a disposition, not a doctrine. He had no interest in changing the
For Michael Oakeshott, philosophy is a conversation, not an argument; a disposition, not a doctrine. He had no interest in changing the [More]

What could have brought <strong>William F. Buckley and Norman Mailer</strong> together in friendship? For starters, both detested Gore Vidal

What could have brought William F. Buckley and Norman Mailer together in friendship? For starters, both detested Gore
What could have brought William F. Buckley and Norman Mailer together in friendship? For starters, both detested Gore [More]

How <strong>Delmore Schwartz</strong>, onetime wunderkind of New York&rsquo;s literary scene, overcame academic mandarins and become the voice of his generation

How Delmore Schwartz, onetime wunderkind of New York&amp;rsquo;s literary scene, overcame academic mandarins and become the voice of his
How Delmore Schwartz, onetime wunderkind of New York’s literary scene, overcame academic mandarins and become the voice of his [More]

The State of Reproducibility in Experimental Philosophy

Over at Feminist Philosophers, Dan Hicks casually mentions in a comment: I haven’t had too many interactions with folks interested in experimental philosophy, but based on those interactions it
Over at Feminist Philosophers, Dan Hicks casually mentions in a comment: I haven’t had too many interactions with folks interested in experimental philosophy, but based on those interactions it [More]