Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2

2015.03.40 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua Knobe and Shaun Nichols (eds.), Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, 2014, 374pp., $27.95 (pbk),
2015.03.40 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua Knobe and Shaun Nichols (eds.), Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, 2014, 374pp., $27.95 (pbk), [More]

Rube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg. His name is synonymous with the needless complexity of newfangled devices. His ideas, though, tended to be rudimentary…
Rube Goldberg. His name is synonymous with the needless complexity of newfangled devices. His ideas, though, tended to be rudimentary… [More]

Taming of Tech Criticism

Pity technology critics. Their arguments are empty and vain. We need less technology criticism and more political and social criticism…
Pity technology critics. Their arguments are empty and vain. We need less technology criticism and more political and social criticism… [More]

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt’s guide to thinking: Ignore disciplinary and methodological boundaries; discard the insidious notion that insight is quantifiable….
Hannah Arendt’s guide to thinking: Ignore disciplinary and methodological boundaries; discard the insidious notion that insight is quantifiable…. [More]

A Mind and Its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

2015.03.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua L. Cherniss, A Mind and Its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought, Oxford University Press, 2013,
2015.03.39 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua L. Cherniss, A Mind and Its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought, Oxford University Press, 2013, [More]

Question about Rationality - Eddy Nahmias responds

I came across a webpage which makes this claim."Skeptics of homeopathy insist that homeopathic medicines do not work, but have difficulty explaining how so many people use and rely upon this system
I came across a webpage which makes this claim."Skeptics of homeopathy insist that homeopathic medicines do not work, but have difficulty explaining how so many people use and rely upon this system [More]

The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy

2015.03.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darrel Moellendorf, The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy, Cambridge University Press,
2015.03.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darrel Moellendorf, The Moral Challenge of Dangerous Climate Change: Values, Poverty, and Policy, Cambridge University Press, [More]

Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis

2015.03.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann Michel, Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis, Scott Davidson (tr.),
2015.03.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann Michel, Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis, Scott Davidson (tr.), [More]

Language of World Bank Reports

What can be gleaned from a linguistic analysis of World Bank Reports? That the language – and reality – of global finance grows ever more opaque…
What can be gleaned from a linguistic analysis of World Bank Reports? That the language – and reality – of global finance grows ever more opaque… [More]

Black Power Revisionism

The black power movement’s reputation has been burnished by a rising tide of revisionism. But are these works of exacting scholarship?…
The black power movement’s reputation has been burnished by a rising tide of revisionism. But are these works of exacting scholarship?… [More]