Half Xanadu, half Lowe&rsquo;s, the <strong>Robert Rauschenberg archive</strong> contains bicycles, neckties, a recipe for key lime pie. How to separate the materials of life from those of art?

Half Xanadu, half Lowe&amp;rsquo;s, the Robert Rauschenberg archive contains bicycles, neckties, a recipe for key lime pie. How to separate the materials of life from those of
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Cosmology: Methodological Debates in the 1930s and 1940s

[Revised entry by George Gale on June 4, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] Sometimes, philosophy drives science. Cosmology between 1932 - 48 provides an excellent example how explicitly
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<strong>What</strong>&rsquo;<strong>s a museum for</strong>? In the hands of Renzo Piano, it is a place to gawk at the New York skyline, to eat, to see and be seen, to do most everything &ndash; except see art

What&amp;rsquo;s a museum for? In the hands of Renzo Piano, it is a place to gawk at the New York skyline, to eat, to see and be seen, to do most everything &amp;ndash; except see
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Ernst Cassirer and the Autonomy of Language

2015.06.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gregory S. Moss,&#160;Ernst Cassirer and the Autonomy of Language, Lexington Books, 2015, 262pp., $90.00 (hbk), ISBN
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The Non-Identity Problem and the Ethics of Future People

2015.06.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Boonin,&#160;The Non-Identity Problem and the Ethics of Future People, Oxford University Press, 2014, 293pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.06.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Boonin, The Non-Identity Problem and the Ethics of Future People, Oxford University Press, 2014, 293pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

<strong>What</strong>&rsquo;<strong>s a museum for</strong>? In the hands of Renzo Piano, it is a place to gawk at the New York skyline, to eat, to see and be seen, to do most everything &ndash; except see art.

What&amp;rsquo;s a museum for? In the hands of Renzo Piano, it is a place to gawk at the New York skyline, to eat, to see and be seen, to do most everything &amp;ndash; except see
What’s a museum for? In the hands of Renzo Piano, it is a place to gawk at the New York skyline, to eat, to see and be seen, to do most everything – except see [More]

<strong>Does evolution favor altruism</strong>? That cooperative groups prevail over uncooperative groups is an ascendant idea. That doesn&rsquo;t mean it&rsquo;s right

Does evolution favor altruism? That cooperative groups prevail over uncooperative groups is an ascendant idea. That doesn&amp;rsquo;t mean it&amp;rsquo;s
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&ldquo;More than a publication, <em>n+1</em> is a microculture, a whole way of <strong>intellectual life</strong>.&rdquo; The magazine is 10 years old. Time to take stock

&amp;ldquo;More than a publication, n+1 is a microculture, a whole way of intellectual life.&amp;rdquo; The magazine is 10 years old. Time to take
“More than a publication, n+1 is a microculture, a whole way of intellectual life.” The magazine is 10 years old. Time to take [More]

Emergent Properties

[Revised entry by Timothy O&#39;Connor and Hong Yu Wong on June 3, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Emergence is a notorious philosophical term of art. A variety of theorists have
[Revised entry by Timothy O'Connor and Hong Yu Wong on June 3, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Emergence is a notorious philosophical term of art. A variety of theorists have [More]

Critical Thinking, Ethics & Science Journalism

As part of my critical thinking class, I cover the usual topics of credibility and experiments/studies. Since people often find critical thinking a dull subject, I regularly look for real-world
As part of my critical thinking class, I cover the usual topics of credibility and experiments/studies. Since people often find critical thinking a dull subject, I regularly look for real-world [More]