Faber in the 1960s. The atmosphere at <strong>T.S. Eliot's publishing house</strong> was much like the man himself--old, grand, and glowering. It's where Mary-Kay Wilmers got her start

Faber in the 1960s. The atmosphere at T.S. Eliot&#39;s publishing house was much like the man himself--old, grand, and glowering. It&#39;s where Mary-Kay Wilmers got her
Faber in the 1960s. The atmosphere at T.S. Eliot's publishing house was much like the man himself--old, grand, and glowering. It's where Mary-Kay Wilmers got her [More]

Social Epistemology and Technology: Toward Public Self-Awareness Regarding Technological Mediation

2016.08.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Frank Scalambrino (ed.), Social Epistemology and Technology: Toward Public Self-Awareness Regarding Technological Mediation,
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Logic in Classical Indian Philosophy

[Revised entry by Brendan Gillon on August 3, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The exercise of reasoning and the practice of argument are recorded in the early texts of India.
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Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

[Revised entry by Brian Copenhaver on August 3, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463 - 94) is, after Marsilio Ficino, the best known philosopher of the
[Revised entry by Brian Copenhaver on August 3, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463 - 94) is, after Marsilio Ficino, the best known philosopher of the [More]

Fear of Immigrants & Refugees

Though the United States prides itself as being a nation of immigrants and the home of the brave, base appeals to the fear of immigrants and refugees has become a stock political tool. The use of
Though the United States prides itself as being a nation of immigrants and the home of the brave, base appeals to the fear of immigrants and refugees has become a stock political tool. The use of [More]

The unadulterated truth about the history of the word “clean”

Perhaps the story would not have been worth telling if German and Dutch klein, the closest cognates of Engl. clean, did not mean “small.” Long ago, on 4 July 2007, I devoted half of my post to the
Perhaps the story would not have been worth telling if German and Dutch klein, the closest cognates of Engl. clean, did not mean “small.” Long ago, on 4 July 2007, I devoted half of my post to the [More]

Empirical Approaches to Moral Character

[New Entry by Christian B. Miller on August 3, 2016.] The turn of the century saw a significant increase in the amount of attention being paid by philosophers to empirical issues about moral
[New Entry by Christian B. Miller on August 3, 2016.] The turn of the century saw a significant increase in the amount of attention being paid by philosophers to empirical issues about moral [More]

By the age of 50, <strong>Basil Bunting</strong> had been a balloon operator, military interpreter, and spy. He'd survived assassination attempts and jail. Then he became a poet

By the age of 50, Basil Bunting had been a balloon operator, military interpreter, and spy. He&#39;d survived assassination attempts and jail. Then he became a
By the age of 50, Basil Bunting had been a balloon operator, military interpreter, and spy. He'd survived assassination attempts and jail. Then he became a [More]

It took 51 years for <em>Don Quixote</em> to be widely translated. Today it would take mere months. Still, there are consequences for writing that&rsquo;s &ldquo;<strong>born translated</strong>&rdquo;

It took 51 years for Don Quixote to be widely translated. Today it would take mere months. Still, there are consequences for writing that&amp;rsquo;s &amp;ldquo;born
It took 51 years for Don Quixote to be widely translated. Today it would take mere months. Still, there are consequences for writing that’s “born [More]

<strong>Two men and the city</strong>. James Joyce and Italo Svevo met in Trieste in 1907. One was an artistic prodigy and a drunk, the other was an abstemious businessman. Both were geniuses

Two men and the city. James Joyce and Italo Svevo met in Trieste in 1907. One was an artistic prodigy and a drunk, the other was an abstemious businessman. Both were
Two men and the city. James Joyce and Italo Svevo met in Trieste in 1907. One was an artistic prodigy and a drunk, the other was an abstemious businessman. Both were [More]