Intentionality and Theodicy

The following line of thought is commonly found in analytic philosophy of mind: the reason calcluators, for instance, are not minds is that the symbols they manipulate in order to solve mathematical
The following line of thought is commonly found in analytic philosophy of mind: the reason calcluators, for instance, are not minds is that the symbols they manipulate in order to solve mathematical [More]

"The <strong>infatuation with portents</strong>&nbsp;&mdash; with the supposed relevance of voices from the past &mdash; is neither bread nor circus. It&rsquo;s an obsession with history that can also be a form of amnesia"

&quot;The infatuation with portents&amp;nbsp;&amp;mdash; with the supposed relevance of voices from the past &amp;mdash; is neither bread nor circus. It&amp;rsquo;s an obsession with history that can also be a form of
"The infatuation with portents — with the supposed relevance of voices from the past — is neither bread nor circus. It’s an obsession with history that can also be a form of [More]

<strong>Giorgio Vasari</strong>&nbsp;was a second-rate artist and a first-rate gossip. Behold his catalog of piquant trivia about Renaissance Italy&nbsp;

Giorgio Vasari&amp;nbsp;was a second-rate artist and a first-rate gossip. Behold his catalog of piquant trivia about Renaissance
Giorgio Vasari was a second-rate artist and a first-rate gossip. Behold his catalog of piquant trivia about Renaissance [More]

Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene are more readable than <strong>Henry Green</strong>. But Green is more rereadable &mdash; his opaque works reward our repeated attention

Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene are more readable than Henry Green. But Green is more rereadable &amp;mdash; his opaque works reward our repeated
Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene are more readable than Henry Green. But Green is more rereadable — his opaque works reward our repeated [More]

Moritz Schlick

[Revised entry by Thomas Oberdan on October 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text] Although Moritz Schlick (1882 - 1936) made a lasting mark in the philosophical memory by his role as the nominal leader
[Revised entry by Thomas Oberdan on October 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text] Although Moritz Schlick (1882 - 1936) made a lasting mark in the philosophical memory by his role as the nominal leader [More]

The nonstop crescendo of Allan Bloom's assault on the modern university made it easy for liberals to dismiss him &mdash; too easy. <strong>Todd Gitlin</strong> explains

The nonstop crescendo of Allan Bloom&#39;s assault on the modern university made it easy for liberals to dismiss him &amp;mdash; too easy. Todd Gitlin
The nonstop crescendo of Allan Bloom's assault on the modern university made it easy for liberals to dismiss him — too easy. Todd Gitlin [More]

<strong>Arthur Schlesinger Jr.</strong> was not just a historian but an "action-intellectual," driven by his commitments and a belief that politics is more a war of will than of ideas

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was not just a historian but an &quot;action-intellectual,&quot; driven by his commitments and a belief that politics is more a war of will than of
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was not just a historian but an "action-intellectual," driven by his commitments and a belief that politics is more a war of will than of [More]

When <strong>music wielded imperial might</strong>. The Chinese Music Bureau, founded around 120 BC, was led by someone whose primary career experience was training hunting dogs

When music wielded imperial might. The Chinese Music Bureau, founded around 120 BC, was led by someone whose primary career experience was training hunting
When music wielded imperial might. The Chinese Music Bureau, founded around 120 BC, was led by someone whose primary career experience was training hunting [More]

Art, Mind, and Narrative: Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie

2017.10.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Julian Dodd (ed.), Art, Mind, and Narrative: Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie, Oxford University Press, 2016, 271pp., $74.00
2017.10.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Julian Dodd (ed.), Art, Mind, and Narrative: Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie, Oxford University Press, 2016, 271pp., $74.00 [More]

Underdetermination of Scientific Theory

[Revised entry by Kyle Stanford on October 12, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] At the heart of the underdetermination of scientific theory by evidence is the simple idea
[Revised entry by Kyle Stanford on October 12, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] At the heart of the underdetermination of scientific theory by evidence is the simple idea [More]