Petitionary Prayer

[Revised entry by Scott A. Davison on May 2, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Prayer seems to be a prominent feature of every religion. When people pray, they attempt to communicate with
[Revised entry by Scott A. Davison on May 2, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Prayer seems to be a prominent feature of every religion. When people pray, they attempt to communicate with [More]

That $1,200 margarita? <strong>Blame late capitalism</strong>. A $400 internet-connected juicer? Also late capitalism. Fancy lettuces? You guessed it. It's the buzzword that explains everything &mdash; or nothing

That $1,200 margarita? Blame late capitalism. A $400 internet-connected juicer? Also late capitalism. Fancy lettuces? You guessed it. It&#39;s the buzzword that explains everything &amp;mdash; or
That $1,200 margarita? Blame late capitalism. A $400 internet-connected juicer? Also late capitalism. Fancy lettuces? You guessed it. It's the buzzword that explains everything — or [More]

In September 1939, the first days of World War II, Londoners slaughtered 400,000 of their own pets. A <strong>curious moral logic</strong> was at work

In September 1939, the first days of World War II, Londoners slaughtered 400,000 of their own pets. A curious moral logic was at
In September 1939, the first days of World War II, Londoners slaughtered 400,000 of their own pets. A curious moral logic was at [More]

<strong>Robert Nozick</strong> was fed up with trying to win people over to his views. So he limited himself to explaining systems of thought, and forever altered analytic philosophy

Robert Nozick was fed up with trying to win people over to his views. So he limited himself to explaining systems of thought, and forever altered analytic
Robert Nozick was fed up with trying to win people over to his views. So he limited himself to explaining systems of thought, and forever altered analytic [More]

Metaepistemology and Relativism

2017.05.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Adam Carter, Metaepistemology and Relativism, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 298pp., $105.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137336637.
2017.05.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J. Adam Carter, Metaepistemology and Relativism, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 298pp., $105.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137336637. [More]

Shared Agency

[Revised entry by Abraham Sesshu Roth on May 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Sometimes individuals act together, and sometimes they act independently of one another. It&#39;s
[Revised entry by Abraham Sesshu Roth on May 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Sometimes individuals act together, and sometimes they act independently of one another. It's [More]

Defeasible Reasoning

[Revised entry by Robert Koons on May 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Reasoning is defeasible when the corresponding argument is rationally compelling but not deductively valid. The
[Revised entry by Robert Koons on May 1, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Reasoning is defeasible when the corresponding argument is rationally compelling but not deductively valid. The [More]

He conducted without a baton, his hair flopping on his large face. <strong>Leonard Bernstein</strong> was a star, and that made him suspect

He conducted without a baton, his hair flopping on his large face. Leonard Bernstein was a star, and that made him
He conducted without a baton, his hair flopping on his large face. Leonard Bernstein was a star, and that made him [More]

Aristotelian Interpretations

2017.04.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fran O&#39;Rourke, Aristotelian Interpretations, Irish Academic Press, 2016, 366pp., $32.69 (hbk), ISBN 9781911024231. Reviewed
2017.04.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fran O'Rourke, Aristotelian Interpretations, Irish Academic Press, 2016, 366pp., $32.69 (hbk), ISBN 9781911024231. Reviewed [More]

<strong>Science</strong> succeeds because it's evidence-based, which has built public trust. That's now at risk, for reasons technical and cultural

Science succeeds because it&#39;s evidence-based, which has built public trust. That&#39;s now at risk, for reasons technical and
Science succeeds because it's evidence-based, which has built public trust. That's now at risk, for reasons technical and [More]