Rock Stars’ Ex-Lovers

To survive as the wife or girlfriend of a rock star, a woman must cultivate a strange combination of poise, glamour, and willful self-obliteration…
To survive as the wife or girlfriend of a rock star, a woman must cultivate a strange combination of poise, glamour, and willful self-obliteration… [More]

Being Realistic About Reasons

2014.07.36 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews T. M. Scanlon, Being Realistic About Reasons, Oxford University Press, 2014, 132pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780199678488.
2014.07.36 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews T. M. Scanlon, Being Realistic About Reasons, Oxford University Press, 2014, 132pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780199678488. [More]

Hermeneutics and Reflection: Heidegger and Husserl on the Concept of Phenomenology

2014.07.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Friedrich-Wilhelm von Herrmann, Hermeneutics and Reflection: Heidegger and Husserl on the Concept of Phenomenology, Kenneth Maly
2014.07.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Friedrich-Wilhelm von Herrmann, Hermeneutics and Reflection: Heidegger and Husserl on the Concept of Phenomenology, Kenneth Maly [More]

Evidence

[Revised entry by Thomas Kelly on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For my own part, I think that if one were looking for a single phrase to capture the stage to
[Revised entry by Thomas Kelly on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] For my own part, I think that if one were looking for a single phrase to capture the stage to [More]

18th Century German Philosophy Prior to Kant

[Revised entry by Brigitte Sassen on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] In Germany, the eighteenth century was the age of enlightenment, the age, that is, that called for the independence of
[Revised entry by Brigitte Sassen on July 28, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] In Germany, the eighteenth century was the age of enlightenment, the age, that is, that called for the independence of [More]

The Sharing Economy III: Resources (Human & Other)

In my previous two essays I wrote about the new sharing economy, focusing on regulations and taxes. In this essay I will cover resources (human and other). As noted in the previous two essays, the
In my previous two essays I wrote about the new sharing economy, focusing on regulations and taxes. In this essay I will cover resources (human and other). As noted in the previous two essays, the [More]

Addiction and Weakness of Will

2014.07. : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lubomira Radoilska, Addiction and Weakness of Will, Oxford University Press, 2013, 148pp., $59.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780199641963.
2014.07. : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lubomira Radoilska, Addiction and Weakness of Will, Oxford University Press, 2013, 148pp., $59.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780199641963. [More]

Kingdom of William T. Vollmann

Sex workers, snipers, silver-gelatin photos: The creepy, fascinating, and remarkably prolific life of William T. Vollmann…
Sex workers, snipers, silver-gelatin photos: The creepy, fascinating, and remarkably prolific life of William T. Vollmann… [More]

Is death insignificant?

The swatting of a fly – so common, so insignificant – demonstrates that we don’t know what to think about death, whether a fly’s or our own…
The swatting of a fly – so common, so insignificant – demonstrates that we don’t know what to think about death, whether a fly’s or our own… [More]

Roman Jokers

Elizabethans joked about venereal disease. Romans laughed at bald men. The history of humor is wildly inconsistent about what’s funny…
Elizabethans joked about venereal disease. Romans laughed at bald men. The history of humor is wildly inconsistent about what’s funny… [More]