Francis Herbert Bradley's Moral and Political Philosophy

[Revised entry by David Crossley on October 1, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The ethical writings of the Oxford Idealists, T. H. Green and F. H. Bradley, reflect the influence of Kant
[Revised entry by David Crossley on October 1, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The ethical writings of the Oxford Idealists, T. H. Green and F. H. Bradley, reflect the influence of Kant [More]

Carl Schmitt

[Revised entry by Lars Vinx on October 1, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Carl Schmitt (1888 - 1985) was a conservative German legal, constitutional, and political theorist. Schmitt is
[Revised entry by Lars Vinx on October 1, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Carl Schmitt (1888 - 1985) was a conservative German legal, constitutional, and political theorist. Schmitt is [More]

Request for Proposals: The Self, Motivation & Virtue Project

Marquette University, with a generous grant from the Templeton Religion Trust, is pleased to announce a new research initiative on the topics of the self, motivation, and virtue
Marquette University, with a generous grant from the Templeton Religion Trust, is pleased to announce a new research initiative on the topics of the self, motivation, and virtue [More]

Gaming Newcomb’s Paradox II: Game Mechanics

Newcomb’s Paradox was created by William Newcomb of the University of California’s Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. The dread philosopher Robert Nozick published a paper on it in 1969 and it was
Newcomb’s Paradox was created by William Newcomb of the University of California’s Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. The dread philosopher Robert Nozick published a paper on it in 1969 and it was [More]

Writers’ private lives

We insist on prying into the lives of writers who seek privacy, like Harper Lee and J.D. Salinger. What is it we’re after?…
We insist on prying into the lives of writers who seek privacy, like Harper Lee and J.D. Salinger. What is it we’re after?… [More]

Myth of self-made men

The rags-to-riches narrative permeates the American psyche. From Franklin to Carnegie to his own father, John Swansburg ponders why…
The rags-to-riches narrative permeates the American psyche. From Franklin to Carnegie to his own father, John Swansburg ponders why… [More]

Versailles, avant-garde & kitsch

World War I was the supreme disillusionment. But the culture we connect with that – Picasso, the Futurists, Stravinsky – emerged before a shot was fired…
World War I was the supreme disillusionment. But the culture we connect with that – Picasso, the Futurists, Stravinsky – emerged before a shot was fired… [More]

Reference and Existence: The John Locke Lectures

2014.09.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Saul A. Kripke, Reference and Existence: The John Locke Lectures, Oxford University Press, 2013, 170pp., $35.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.09.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Saul A. Kripke, Reference and Existence: The John Locke Lectures, Oxford University Press, 2013, 170pp., $35.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Dietrich of Freiberg

[Revised entry by Markus Führer on September 30, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] The extraordinary long life and active teaching career of Albert the Great (c.1193 - 1280) produced many benefits
[Revised entry by Markus Führer on September 30, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] The extraordinary long life and active teaching career of Albert the Great (c.1193 - 1280) produced many benefits [More]

Essay Competition Winners

Associated with Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion are two prize competitions: The Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion (SPPR) and the OSPR Graduate Student Essay Prize (GSEP). The winning
Associated with Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion are two prize competitions: The Sanders Prize in Philosophy of Religion (SPPR) and the OSPR Graduate Student Essay Prize (GSEP). The winning [More]