<strong>How writers write</strong>. For Kingsley Amis, it was simply about applying the seat of his pants to the seat of his chair

How writers write. For Kingsley Amis, it was simply about applying the seat of his pants to the seat of his
How writers write. For Kingsley Amis, it was simply about applying the seat of his pants to the seat of his [More]

The Unity of Science

[Revised entry by Jordi Cat on August 16, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The topic of unity in the sciences can be explored through the following questions: Is there one privileged,
[Revised entry by Jordi Cat on August 16, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The topic of unity in the sciences can be explored through the following questions: Is there one privileged, [More]

Trump’s White Nationalists, Again

On the face of it, condemning white supremacists and neo-Nazis is one of the politically easiest things to do. Trump, however, seems incapable of engaging in this simple task. Instead, he has
On the face of it, condemning white supremacists and neo-Nazis is one of the politically easiest things to do. Trump, however, seems incapable of engaging in this simple task. Instead, he has [More]

Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

2017.08.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christoph Durt, Thomas Fuchs, and Christian Tewes (eds.), Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of
2017.08.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christoph Durt, Thomas Fuchs, and Christian Tewes (eds.), Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of [More]

A dream of Utopia, an Eden of innocence, and then the Fall: The <strong>Summer of Love </strong>was about the pursuit of pleasure. But there was a puritan streak, too

A dream of Utopia, an Eden of innocence, and then the Fall: The Summer of Love was about the pursuit of pleasure. But there was a puritan streak,
A dream of Utopia, an Eden of innocence, and then the Fall: The Summer of Love was about the pursuit of pleasure. But there was a puritan streak, [More]

Toscanini's quasi-religious consecration to music fueled an obsessive and often miserable struggle to realize his vision of <strong>artistic perfection</strong>

Toscanini&#39;s quasi-religious consecration to music fueled an obsessive and often miserable struggle to realize his vision of artistic
Toscanini's quasi-religious consecration to music fueled an obsessive and often miserable struggle to realize his vision of artistic [More]

<strong>Michiko Kakutani</strong>&ndash; feared, respected, mercurial &ndash; is stepping away from her role at <em>The Times</em>. Is this the dawn of a new age of book reviewing?

Michiko Kakutani&amp;ndash; feared, respected, mercurial &amp;ndash; is stepping away from her role at The Times. Is this the dawn of a new age of book
Michiko Kakutani– feared, respected, mercurial – is stepping away from her role at The Times. Is this the dawn of a new age of book [More]

Victor Stenger: Nuthin’ to Explain

This is a guest article by the late&#160;Victor J Stenger, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Hawaii and adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, originally
This is a guest article by the late Victor J Stenger, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Hawaii and adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, originally [More]

Communists are <strong>unlikely entrepreneurs</strong>. But beginning in the 1930s, they set up bookstores across America. Turns out that even anticapitalists can't ignore the bottom line

Communists are unlikely entrepreneurs. But beginning in the 1930s, they set up bookstores across America. Turns out that even anticapitalists can&#39;t ignore the bottom
Communists are unlikely entrepreneurs. But beginning in the 1930s, they set up bookstores across America. Turns out that even anticapitalists can't ignore the bottom [More]

Secular thought arrived via not just luminaries but also <strong>everyday atheists</strong>: a cartoonist, a rogue traveling preacher, a teetotaler who ran afoul of obscenity laws&nbsp;

Secular thought arrived via not just luminaries but also everyday atheists: a cartoonist, a rogue traveling preacher, a teetotaler who ran afoul of obscenity
Secular thought arrived via not just luminaries but also everyday atheists: a cartoonist, a rogue traveling preacher, a teetotaler who ran afoul of obscenity [More]