2016 SCP Eastern Regional Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers (and Panel Discussion of Pascal’s Wager)

October 20-22, 2016 Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ Conference Theme: Acquiring Faith Call for Papers Submissions exploring any topic in the philosophy of religion, and more generally topics of
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The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

2016.04.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Eric L. Santner, The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy, Oxford University Press, 2016, 291pp.,
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Time eludes our understanding, defeating both philosophers and physicists in their attempts to pin it down. <strong>Does time even exist</strong>?

Time eludes our understanding, defeating both philosophers and physicists in their attempts to pin it down. Does time even
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The <em>Aeneid</em> plays an outsize role in the cultural literacy of the West. A reminder of the confusing and disturbing <strong>pleasures of epic narrative</strong>

The Aeneid plays an outsize role in the cultural literacy of the West. A reminder of the confusing and disturbing pleasures of epic
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<strong>Poetry and money</strong>. Eileen Myles sent poems to <em>The New Yorker</em> for 30 years. Finally, one was accepted. Payment: $600 and two nights at a motel

Poetry and money. Eileen Myles sent poems to The New Yorker for 30 years. Finally, one was accepted. Payment: $600 and two nights at a
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Advances in Religion, Cognitive Science, and Experimental Philosophy

2016.04.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Helen De Cruz and Ryan Nichols (eds.),&#160;Advances in Religion, Cognitive Science, and Experimental Philosophy,&#160;Bloomsbury, 2016,
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Why do some writers abandon their <strong>native language</strong> and adopt another? Politics, idealism, and internationalism all play a part. Opportunism, too

Why do some writers abandon their native language and adopt another? Politics, idealism, and internationalism all play a part. Opportunism,
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<strong>Blanche and Alfred Knopf</strong> had a simple plan: &ldquo;We would get married and make books and publish them.&rdquo; Reality was more complicated - and interesting

Blanche and Alfred Knopf had a simple plan: &amp;ldquo;We would get married and make books and publish them.&amp;rdquo; Reality was more complicated - and
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Here's what we know: Shakespeare was buried on April 25, 1616. <strong>How did he die</strong>? Many theories - alcoholism, typhus - but little evidence

Here&#39;s what we know: Shakespeare was buried on April 25, 1616. How did he die? Many theories - alcoholism, typhus - but little
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The Meaning of 'Ought': Beyond Descriptivism and Expressivism in Metaethics

2016.04.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew Chrisman, The Meaning of &#39;Ought&#39;: Beyond Descriptivism and Expressivism in Metaethics, Oxford University Press, 2016,
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