The DNC & Fairness

Thanks to WikiLeaks (and possibly Russia) the Democratic National Committee’s formerly secret emails are now publicly available. As should surprise no one, the emails show that the DNC looked down
Thanks to WikiLeaks (and possibly Russia) the Democratic National Committee’s formerly secret emails are now publicly available. As should surprise no one, the emails show that the DNC looked down [More]

<strong>How to think about anger</strong>. Its arguments are weak and pathetic, says Martha Nussbaum, while the voice of generosity is strong as well as beautiful&nbsp;

How to think about anger. Its arguments are weak and pathetic, says Martha Nussbaum, while the voice of generosity is strong as well as
How to think about anger. Its arguments are weak and pathetic, says Martha Nussbaum, while the voice of generosity is strong as well as [More]

<strong>Nietzsche's politics</strong> were unsavory and harsh, but prescient. He understood the attraction to nationalism, racism, parochialism, and insularity&nbsp;

Nietzsche&#39;s politics were unsavory and harsh, but prescient. He understood the attraction to nationalism, racism, parochialism, and
Nietzsche's politics were unsavory and harsh, but prescient. He understood the attraction to nationalism, racism, parochialism, and [More]

Used to be that America's foremost public intellectuals were theologians on the Christian left. Their ideas triumphed, but their type disappeared. All except <strong>Marilynne Robinson</strong>

Used to be that America&#39;s foremost public intellectuals were theologians on the Christian left. Their ideas triumphed, but their type disappeared. All except Marilynne
Used to be that America's foremost public intellectuals were theologians on the Christian left. Their ideas triumphed, but their type disappeared. All except Marilynne [More]

An Interpretation of Nietzsche's On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life

2016.07.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony K. Jensen, An Interpretation of Nietzsche&#39;s On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life, Routledge, 2016, 189pp.,
2016.07.26 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony K. Jensen, An Interpretation of Nietzsche's On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life, Routledge, 2016, 189pp., [More]

The Ethics and Rationality of Voting

[New Entry by Jason Brennan on July 28, 2016.] This entry focuses on six major questions concerning the rationality and morality of voting: Is it rational for an individual citizen to vote? Is
[New Entry by Jason Brennan on July 28, 2016.] This entry focuses on six major questions concerning the rationality and morality of voting: Is it rational for an individual citizen to vote? Is [More]

Sortals

[Revised entry by Richard E. Grandy on July 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The world seems to consist of stuff and things. Some of the stuff composes things - that wood constitutes
[Revised entry by Richard E. Grandy on July 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The world seems to consist of stuff and things. Some of the stuff composes things - that wood constitutes [More]

Kant and Hume on Morality

[Revised entry by Lara Denis and Eric Wilson on July 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The relation between Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804) and David Hume (1711 - 1776) is a source of
[Revised entry by Lara Denis and Eric Wilson on July 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The relation between Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804) and David Hume (1711 - 1776) is a source of [More]

Value Theory

[Revised entry by Mark Schroeder on July 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement1.html, supplement2.html] The term &quot;value theory&quot; is used in at least three different ways in
[Revised entry by Mark Schroeder on July 28, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement1.html, supplement2.html] The term "value theory" is used in at least three different ways in [More]

Philosophers and their religious practices: Part 23, Goodness, Beauty, and Asceticism

This is the twenty-third installment of a series of interviews I am conducting with academic philosophers about their religious practices. In this series of interviews, I ask philosophers about
This is the twenty-third installment of a series of interviews I am conducting with academic philosophers about their religious practices. In this series of interviews, I ask philosophers about [More]