Question about Animals, Love - Jonathan Westphal responds

Can we assume that our pet dogs feel love towards us? Response from: Jonathan Westphal There are numerous complex issues here in the philosophy of so-called animal cognition or comparative
Can we assume that our pet dogs feel love towards us? Response from: Jonathan Westphal There are numerous complex issues here in the philosophy of so-called animal cognition or comparative [More]

Sytsma and Arico on Philosophy TV

Justin Sytsma and Adam Arico discuss phenomenal consciousness, folk intuitions, and experimental philosophy more generally for the latest episode of Philosophy TV. They focus on some issues that are
Justin Sytsma and Adam Arico discuss phenomenal consciousness, folk intuitions, and experimental philosophy more generally for the latest episode of Philosophy TV. They focus on some issues that are [More]

Question about Mathematics, Mind - Stephen Maitzen responds

Is mathematics independent of human consciousness? Response from: Stephen Maitzen I'm strongly inclined to say yes. Here's an argument. If there's even one technological civilization elsewhere
Is mathematics independent of human consciousness? Response from: Stephen Maitzen I'm strongly inclined to say yes. Here's an argument. If there's even one technological civilization elsewhere [More]

Political Obligation

[Revised entry by Richard Dagger and David Lefkowitz on August 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] To have a political obligation is to have a moral duty to obey the laws of one's
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Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Johns Hopkins
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Literature That Transcends Literature

The Brothers Karamazov is among those works of literature that transcend literature. It explains Russia’s history and presence in the world. It explains Putin…
The Brothers Karamazov is among those works of literature that transcend literature. It explains Russia’s history and presence in the world. It explains Putin… [More]

Samuel Beckett, Spy

Samuel Beckett, spy. In Nazi-occupied Paris, he went to work for British intelligence. “You simply couldn’t stand by with your arms folded”…
Samuel Beckett, spy. In Nazi-occupied Paris, he went to work for British intelligence. “You simply couldn’t stand by with your arms folded”… [More]

The Inner Workings of American Academe

A satirical epistolary novel skewers the innards of American academe. Fun. But can it be satire if it barely registers as hyperbole?…
A satirical epistolary novel skewers the innards of American academe. Fun. But can it be satire if it barely registers as hyperbole?… [More]

Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science

2014.08.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Craig Martin, Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science, Johns Hopkins University Press,
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Berkeley

2014.08.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel E. Flage, Berkeley, Polity, 2014, 202pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780745656342. Reviewed by Walter Ott, University of
2014.08.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Daniel E. Flage, Berkeley, Polity, 2014, 202pp., $24.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780745656342. Reviewed by Walter Ott, University of [More]