Emotions, Values, and Agency

2017.05.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christine Tappolet, Emotions, Values, and Agency, Oxford University Press, 2016, 228pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199696512.
2017.05.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christine Tappolet, Emotions, Values, and Agency, Oxford University Press, 2016, 228pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199696512. [More]

Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil: Critics saw them as "pitiless," "icy," "clinical." They pursued <strong>heartlessness as an intellectual style</strong>

Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil: Critics saw them as &quot;pitiless,&quot; &quot;icy,&quot; &quot;clinical.&quot; They pursued heartlessness as an intellectual
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<strong>Sex letters</strong>. James Joyce sent them. So did Georgia O&rsquo;Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. Proust sent one to his grandfather. In the age of Tinder, does the sex letter have staying power?

Sex letters. James Joyce sent them. So did Georgia O&amp;rsquo;Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. Proust sent one to his grandfather. In the age of Tinder, does the sex letter have staying
Sex letters. James Joyce sent them. So did Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. Proust sent one to his grandfather. In the age of Tinder, does the sex letter have staying [More]

Thinking with Kant's Critique of Judgment

2017.05.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Chaouli, Thinking with Kant&#39;s Critique of Judgment, Harvard University Press, 2017, 312pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2017.05.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Chaouli, Thinking with Kant's Critique of Judgment, Harvard University Press, 2017, 312pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Two posts on “sin”: a sequel

The colleague who wrote me a letter is a specialist in Turkic and a proponent of Nostratic linguistics. He mentioned the Turkic root syn-, which, according to him, can mean “to test, prove; compete;
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"As a writer, my principal observation about why other writers fail is that they are in too much of a hurry," says <strong>Malcolm Gladwell</strong>. "I don&rsquo;t think you can write a good book in two years."

&quot;As a writer, my principal observation about why other writers fail is that they are in too much of a hurry,&quot; says Malcolm Gladwell. &quot;I don&amp;rsquo;t think you can write a good book in two
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Conventional, proper, unthreatening: That's the <strong>Jane Austen</strong> we think we know. But modern readers misunderstand her. She was a radical, and not a secret one

Conventional, proper, unthreatening: That&#39;s the Jane Austen we think we know. But modern readers misunderstand her. She was a radical, and not a secret
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Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. <strong>Roger Scruton</strong> calls it home

Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. Roger Scruton calls it
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Because Without Cause: Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics

2017.05.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Marc Lange, Because Without Cause: Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics, Oxford University Press, 2016, 489pp.,
2017.05.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Marc Lange, Because Without Cause: Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics, Oxford University Press, 2016, 489pp., [More]

Teaching Fellow and Consultant in Applied Ethics

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Europe Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of Leeds
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