New Thinking about Propositions

2014.09.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeffrey C. King, Scott Soames, and Jeff Speaks, New Thinking about Propositions, Oxford University Press, 2014, 252pp., $45.00
2014.09.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeffrey C. King, Scott Soames, and Jeff Speaks, New Thinking about Propositions, Oxford University Press, 2014, 252pp., $45.00 [More]

Logical Truth

[Revised entry by Mario Gómez-Torrente on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] On any view, logic has as one of its goals to characterize (and give us practical
[Revised entry by Mario Gómez-Torrente on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] On any view, logic has as one of its goals to characterize (and give us practical [More]

Judah Halevi

[Revised entry by Barry Kogan on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Judah ben Samuel Halevi (c. 1075 - 1141) was the premier Hebrew poet of his generation in medieval Spain. Over the
[Revised entry by Barry Kogan on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Judah ben Samuel Halevi (c. 1075 - 1141) was the premier Hebrew poet of his generation in medieval Spain. Over the [More]

Logical Constructions

[Revised entry by Bernard Linsky on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The term "logical construction" was used by Bertrand Russell to describe a series of similar
[Revised entry by Bernard Linsky on September 10, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The term "logical construction" was used by Bertrand Russell to describe a series of similar [More]

People's Intuitions about Free Will and Neuroscientific Prediction

Jason Shepard, Shane Reuter, and I have a paper that is coming out in Cognition about people's judgments about free will in scenarios describing brain imaging technology that allows perfect
Jason Shepard, Shane Reuter, and I have a paper that is coming out in Cognition about people's judgments about free will in scenarios describing brain imaging technology that allows perfect [More]

Obligations to People We Don’t Know

One of the classic moral problems is the issue of whether or not we have moral obligations to people we do not know.  If we do have such obligations, then there are also questions about the
One of the classic moral problems is the issue of whether or not we have moral obligations to people we do not know.  If we do have such obligations, then there are also questions about the [More]

Hume's Epistemology in the Treatise

2014.09.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Frederick F. Schmitt, Hume's Epistemology in the Treatise: A Veritistic Interpretation, Oxford University Press, 2014, 423pp.,
2014.09.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Frederick F. Schmitt, Hume's Epistemology in the Treatise: A Veritistic Interpretation, Oxford University Press, 2014, 423pp., [More]

Essays on Spinoza's Ethical Theory

2014.09.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew J. Kisner and Andrew Youpa (eds.), Essays on Spinoza's Ethical Theory, Oxford University Press, 2014, 284pp., $99.00
2014.09.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew J. Kisner and Andrew Youpa (eds.), Essays on Spinoza's Ethical Theory, Oxford University Press, 2014, 284pp., $99.00 [More]

Issues

When did “issues” – which conveys both judgment and understanding – become the perfect word for our postmodern times?…
When did “issues” – which conveys both judgment and understanding – become the perfect word for our postmodern times?… [More]

Biography of Beethoven

Deaf, ugly, ill, temperamental, unlucky in love, Beethoven rejected suicide and opted to suffer without hope. His courage comes through in the music…
Deaf, ugly, ill, temperamental, unlucky in love, Beethoven rejected suicide and opted to suffer without hope. His courage comes through in the music… [More]