Authenticity

[New Entry by Charles Guignon and Somogy Varga on September 11, 2014.] The term 'authentic' is used either in the strong sense of being "of undisputed origin or authorship", or in a weaker sense of
[New Entry by Charles Guignon and Somogy Varga on September 11, 2014.] The term 'authentic' is used either in the strong sense of being "of undisputed origin or authorship", or in a weaker sense of [More]

Question about Religion - Nicholas D. Smith responds

The reason that Pascal's Wager doesn't seem convincing to me is that to me it seems that you can't assign a probability to something that doesn't have any empirical evidence. So all gods seems
The reason that Pascal's Wager doesn't seem convincing to me is that to me it seems that you can't assign a probability to something that doesn't have any empirical evidence. So all gods seems [More]

Aboutness

2014.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stephen Yablo, Aboutness, Princeton University Press, 2014, 221pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780691144955. Reviewed by Adam
2014.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stephen Yablo, Aboutness, Princeton University Press, 2014, 221pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780691144955. Reviewed by Adam [More]

Pop culture and power

What would Adorno or Horkheimer say about TV recaps and celebrity obsession? Probably that their greatest fears have been realized…
What would Adorno or Horkheimer say about TV recaps and celebrity obsession? Probably that their greatest fears have been realized… [More]

Paradox of Charles Ives

Charles Ives only fitfully found an audience. His was a life of rejection, struggle, redemption. His big break: being weaponized in the Cold War…
Charles Ives only fitfully found an audience. His was a life of rejection, struggle, redemption. His big break: being weaponized in the Cold War… [More]

Last Works

As time runs out. Rarely does a writer knowingly record his last words. And yet writing does tend to focus the mind on
As time runs out. Rarely does a writer knowingly record his last words. And yet writing does tend to focus the mind on [More]

New Thinking about Propositions

2014.09.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeffrey C. King, Scott Soames, and Jeff Speaks, New Thinking about Propositions, Oxford University Press, 2014, 252pp., $45.00
2014.09.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeffrey C. King, Scott Soames, and Jeff Speaks, New Thinking about Propositions, Oxford University Press, 2014, 252pp., $45.00 [More]

Logical Truth

[Revised entry by Mario Gómez-Torrente on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] On any view, logic has as one of its goals to characterize (and give us practical
[Revised entry by Mario Gómez-Torrente on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] On any view, logic has as one of its goals to characterize (and give us practical [More]

Judah Halevi

[Revised entry by Barry Kogan on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Judah ben Samuel Halevi (c. 1075 - 1141) was the premier Hebrew poet of his generation in medieval Spain. Over the
[Revised entry by Barry Kogan on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Judah ben Samuel Halevi (c. 1075 - 1141) was the premier Hebrew poet of his generation in medieval Spain. Over the [More]

Logical Constructions

[Revised entry by Bernard Linsky on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The term "logical construction" was used by Bertrand Russell to describe a series of similar
[Revised entry by Bernard Linsky on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The term "logical construction" was used by Bertrand Russell to describe a series of similar [More]