Edward Hirsch’s Face

The gravity of Edward Hirsch’s expression suggests that something terrible has happened. Now the poet has turned grief into a masterpiece…
The gravity of Edward Hirsch’s expression suggests that something terrible has happened. Now the poet has turned grief into a masterpiece… [More]

Stories Make Us Human

Opposable thumbs, upright posture, big brains, sophisticated language: What most effectively sets humans apart from other species? Our addiction to stories…
Opposable thumbs, upright posture, big brains, sophisticated language: What most effectively sets humans apart from other species? Our addiction to stories… [More]

The Enduring Relevance of Burke

Hume, Locke, and Mill have been relegated to academe. Why does Burke alone, among Britain’s great political thinkers, engage practicing politicians?…
Hume, Locke, and Mill have been relegated to academe. Why does Burke alone, among Britain’s great political thinkers, engage practicing politicians?… [More]

The Cambridge Companion to Descartes' Mediations

2014.07.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Cunning (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Descartes' Mediations, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 320pp., $29.99 (pbk),
2014.07.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Cunning (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Descartes' Mediations, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 320pp., $29.99 (pbk), [More]

Images

2014.07.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John V. Kulvicki, Images, Routledge, 2014, 221pp., $37.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780415557016. Reviewed by Paloma Atencia-Linares,
2014.07.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John V. Kulvicki, Images, Routledge, 2014, 221pp., $37.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780415557016. Reviewed by Paloma Atencia-Linares, [More]

BIOETHICS FELLOWSHIP AT THE NIH

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Clinical Center Department of
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Clinical Center Department of [More]

The Believers

The God conversation. Intellectuals overemphasize lofty theological impulses, while slighting the day-to-day comforts that keep religion relevant…
The God conversation. Intellectuals overemphasize lofty theological impulses, while slighting the day-to-day comforts that keep religion relevant… [More]

The Paranoid Logic of Censorship

Readers are dupes. That’s the paranoid logic of censorship. Literature incites, implores, proselytizes, disrespects – just as it should…
Readers are dupes. That’s the paranoid logic of censorship. Literature incites, implores, proselytizes, disrespects – just as it should… [More]

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]