Envy

[Revised entry by Justin D'Arms on December 22, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Envy is a complex and puzzling emotion. It is, notoriously, one of the seven deadly sins in
[Revised entry by Justin D'Arms on December 22, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Envy is a complex and puzzling emotion. It is, notoriously, one of the seven deadly sins in [More]

If&nbsp;someone changes drastically, does he or she become a different person? The answer to this old <strong>philosophical riddle</strong>&nbsp;may be in the nature of the change

If&amp;nbsp;someone changes drastically, does he or she become a different person? The answer to this old philosophical riddle&amp;nbsp;may be in the nature of the
If someone changes drastically, does he or she become a different person? The answer to this old philosophical riddle may be in the nature of the [More]

The world&rsquo;s great minds have argued about the <strong>essence of time</strong> and the feeling of inhabiting it. To consider time, Augustine argued, is to glimpse the soul

The world&amp;rsquo;s great minds have argued about the essence of time and the feeling of inhabiting it. To consider time, Augustine argued, is to glimpse the
The world’s great minds have argued about the essence of time and the feeling of inhabiting it. To consider time, Augustine argued, is to glimpse the [More]

<strong>What&rsquo;s new in poetry</strong>? Ashbery imitations, Johnny Cash&rsquo;s scraps, and data-driven drivel. In short: word soup, with a dash of originality

What&amp;rsquo;s new in poetry? Ashbery imitations, Johnny Cash&amp;rsquo;s scraps, and data-driven drivel. In short: word soup, with a dash of
What’s new in poetry? Ashbery imitations, Johnny Cash’s scraps, and data-driven drivel. In short: word soup, with a dash of [More]

In 1964, <strong>Marshall McLuhan</strong> was unknown. By 1967, he was a star. How did an obscure professor from Canada transform himself from pious agrarian to media mystagogue?

In 1964, Marshall McLuhan was unknown. By 1967, he was a star. How did an obscure professor from Canada transform himself from pious agrarian to media
In 1964, Marshall McLuhan was unknown. By 1967, he was a star. How did an obscure professor from Canada transform himself from pious agrarian to media [More]

Is the State a Business?

Embed from Getty Images While people who voted for Donald Trump give various reasons for their choice, some say that they chose him because he is a businessman and they view government as a
Embed from Getty Images While people who voted for Donald Trump give various reasons for their choice, some say that they chose him because he is a businessman and they view government as a [More]

The fruit of the loom and other looming revelations: Part 1

When we deal with old languages, Jacob Grimm’s rule works rather well. He suggested that homonyms are usually related words whose meanings had diverged too far for us to recognize their original
When we deal with old languages, Jacob Grimm’s rule works rather well. He suggested that homonyms are usually related words whose meanings had diverged too far for us to recognize their original [More]

Metaphysics

2016.12.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aristotle, Metaphysics, C. D. C. Reeve (tr.), Hackett, 2016, 652pp., $29.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781624664397. Reviewed by Matthew
2016.12.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aristotle, Metaphysics, C. D. C. Reeve (tr.), Hackett, 2016, 652pp., $29.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781624664397. Reviewed by Matthew [More]

Postdoctoral researcher in Ethics, Well- Being and Data Science (3 years)

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Europe Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of Twente
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Twente [More]

Speusippus

[Revised entry by Russell Dancy on December 20, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Speusippus of Athens was the son of Plato&#39;s sister Potone; he became head of the Academy on Plato&#39;s death in 348/347
[Revised entry by Russell Dancy on December 20, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Speusippus of Athens was the son of Plato's sister Potone; he became head of the Academy on Plato's death in 348/347 [More]