The University that Wasn’t

Embed from Getty Images While Hillary Clinton is mired in the tar pit of her email server scandal, Trump’s foes are hoping that Trump University will prove to be the quicksand that puts an end to
Embed from Getty Images While Hillary Clinton is mired in the tar pit of her email server scandal, Trump’s foes are hoping that Trump University will prove to be the quicksand that puts an end to [More]

Plato on Friendship and Eros

[Revised entry by C. D. C. Reeve on June 1, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Plato discusses love (eros) and friendship (philia) primarily in two dialogues, the Lysis and the Symposium, though the
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<strong>Reading Dawkins</strong> in the time of Crispr. It&rsquo;s been 40 years since <em>The Selfish Gene</em> was published. He regrets the title, but the book holds up

Reading Dawkins in the time of Crispr. It&amp;rsquo;s been 40 years since The Selfish Gene was published. He regrets the title, but the book holds
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Profound Ignorance: Plato's Charmides and the Saving of Wisdom

2016.05.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Lawrence Levine, Profound Ignorance: Plato&#39;s Charmides and the Saving of Wisdom, Lexington Books, 2016, 357pp., $100.00
2016.05.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Lawrence Levine, Profound Ignorance: Plato's Charmides and the Saving of Wisdom, Lexington Books, 2016, 357pp., $100.00 [More]

It&rsquo;s odd that <strong>poetry can inspire hatred</strong>, and yet denunciations of the genre have been lobbed for centuries. It all started with Plato

It&amp;rsquo;s odd that poetry can inspire hatred, and yet denunciations of the genre have been lobbed for centuries. It all started with
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"What propels people from 100 countries to come to this place to blow themselves up?" asks Scott Atran. To find out, the anthropologist&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong>talks with ISIS</strong>

&quot;What propels people from 100 countries to come to this place to blow themselves up?&quot; asks Scott Atran. To find out, the anthropologist&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;talks with
"What propels people from 100 countries to come to this place to blow themselves up?" asks Scott Atran. To find out, the anthropologist  talks with [More]

Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being

2016.05.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lee Braver (ed.), Division III of Heidegger&#39;s Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being, MIT Press, 2015, $45.00 (hbk),
2016.05.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lee Braver (ed.), Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being, MIT Press, 2015, $45.00 (hbk), [More]

Submission deadline for the 2016 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought

The APA&amp;nbsp;committee on Hispanics&amp;nbsp;sponsors the annual essay prize in Latin American thought, which is awarded to the author of the best unpublished, English-language, philosophical essay in
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Theophrastus

[New Entry by Katerina Ierodiakonou on May 31, 2016.] Theophrastus (c. 371 - 287 BCE) was a Peripatetic philosopher who was Aristotle&#39;s close colleague and successor at the Lyceum. He wrote many
[New Entry by Katerina Ierodiakonou on May 31, 2016.] Theophrastus (c. 371 - 287 BCE) was a Peripatetic philosopher who was Aristotle's close colleague and successor at the Lyceum. He wrote many [More]