Freud, the storyteller

Psychoanalysis has always involved the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves. It was from the beginning a Jewish literary enterprise…
Psychoanalysis has always involved the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves. It was from the beginning a Jewish literary enterprise… [More]

Art and turbulence

Leonardo was the first to sketch it, Van Gogh immortalized it, Heisenberg was stumped by it, you’ve experienced it: What is turbulence?…
Leonardo was the first to sketch it, Van Gogh immortalized it, Heisenberg was stumped by it, you’ve experienced it: What is turbulence?… [More]

Bad taste

Birth of bad taste. It happened in Italy in the early 16th century. The details are sketchy, but the culprits are clear: two Tuscan painters, Rosso and Pontormo…
Birth of bad taste. It happened in Italy in the early 16th century. The details are sketchy, but the culprits are clear: two Tuscan painters, Rosso and Pontormo… [More]

The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics

2014.07.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek and Peter Singer, The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics, Oxford
2014.07.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek and Peter Singer, The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics, Oxford [More]

IAI Video: The Limits of Logic

Logicians don't rule the world or get the most done. Could it be that a consistent world view is neither desirable nor achievable? If we abandon the straightjacket of rationality might this lead to a more powerful and exciting future, or is it a heresy that leads to madness?
Logicians don't rule the world or get the most done. Could it be that a consistent world view is neither desirable nor achievable? If we abandon the straightjacket of rationality might this lead to a more powerful and exciting future, or is it a heresy that leads to madness? [More]

Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics: From the True to the Good

2014.07.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Samuel C. Wheeler III, Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics: From the True to the Good, Routledge, 2014, 239pp., $125.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.07.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Samuel C. Wheeler III, Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics: From the True to the Good, Routledge, 2014, 239pp., $125.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Warburg brothers

Did art history begin with a childhood trade between two brothers? The strange saga of the banker and the bibliomaniac…
Did art history begin with a childhood trade between two brothers? The strange saga of the banker and the bibliomaniac… [More]

Kant confusion

What would Kant do? When we apply his maxims to ethical quandaries, they seem contradictory, incoherent, a mess. But not all hope is lost…
What would Kant do? When we apply his maxims to ethical quandaries, they seem contradictory, incoherent, a mess. But not all hope is lost… [More]

On hell

Fire and brimstone. As old as the concept of hell is the concept of hell-denying. Consider the surprisingly modern theology of Origen of Alexandria…
Fire and brimstone. As old as the concept of hell is the concept of hell-denying. Consider the surprisingly modern theology of Origen of Alexandria… [More]

The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays

2014.07.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey (eds.), The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 2013,
2014.07.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Christensen and Jennifer Lackey (eds.), The Epistemology of Disagreement: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 2013, [More]