Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing

2016.06.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Duncan Pritchard, Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing, Princeton University Press, 2016,
2016.06.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Duncan Pritchard, Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing, Princeton University Press, 2016, [More]

Guns & Suicide

Judging from the news coverage, it would be natural to think that mass shootings with assault rifles are the most common form of gun violence. As is often the case, the extent of media coverage is
Judging from the news coverage, it would be natural to think that mass shootings with assault rifles are the most common form of gun violence. As is often the case, the extent of media coverage is [More]

A story of how a cluttered mind can find itself in clover

Once again, no gleanings: the comments have been too few, and there have been no questions. Perhaps when the time for a real rich harvest comes, I’ll start gleaning like a house on fire. When last
Once again, no gleanings: the comments have been too few, and there have been no questions. Perhaps when the time for a real rich harvest comes, I’ll start gleaning like a house on fire. When last [More]

How well do you know Bertrand Russell? [quiz]

This June, the OUP Philosophy team honors Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872 – February 2, 1970) as their Philosopher of the Month. Considered among the most distinguished philosophers of the 20th
This June, the OUP Philosophy team honors Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872 – February 2, 1970) as their Philosopher of the Month. Considered among the most distinguished philosophers of the 20th [More]

A humanistic discipline should range across all of human experience. So why is <strong>philosophy so homogeneous</strong>, provincial, and white

A humanistic discipline should range across all of human experience. So why is philosophy so homogeneous, provincial, and
A humanistic discipline should range across all of human experience. So why is philosophy so homogeneous, provincial, and [More]

The unlikely <strong>William Empson</strong>. A socialist who revered the British monarchy, a bisexual bohemian banished from academe, a genius

The unlikely William Empson. A socialist who revered the British monarchy, a bisexual bohemian banished from academe, a
The unlikely William Empson. A socialist who revered the British monarchy, a bisexual bohemian banished from academe, a [More]

Picasso created more than 13,000 paintings and drawings. Defoe wrote 500 published works. When it comes to creativity, <strong>how much is too much</strong>?

Picasso created more than 13,000 paintings and drawings. Defoe wrote 500 published works. When it comes to creativity, how much is too
Picasso created more than 13,000 paintings and drawings. Defoe wrote 500 published works. When it comes to creativity, how much is too [More]

Preparation for Natural Theology: With Kant's Notes and the Danzig Rational Theology Transcript

2016.06.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann August Eberhard and Immanuel Kant, Preparation for Natural Theology: With Kant&#39;s Notes and the Danzig Rational Theology
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A Priorism in Moral Epistemology

[New Entry by Michael DePaul and Amelia Hicks on June 28, 2016.] A priori knowledge is, in an important sense, independent of experience. If a proposition can be known a priori, then we can somehow
[New Entry by Michael DePaul and Amelia Hicks on June 28, 2016.] A priori knowledge is, in an important sense, independent of experience. If a proposition can be known a priori, then we can somehow [More]

The brainy segments of society <strong>fetishize smarts</strong>, glorify intelligence, and embrace the idea that giftedness is the primary yardstick of human worth. It's not

The brainy segments of society fetishize smarts, glorify intelligence, and embrace the idea that giftedness is the primary yardstick of human worth. It&#39;s
The brainy segments of society fetishize smarts, glorify intelligence, and embrace the idea that giftedness is the primary yardstick of human worth. It's [More]