W.E.B. Du Bois

[New Entry by Robert Gooding-Williams on September 13, 2017.] William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868 - 1963) believed that his life acquired its only deep significance through its participation in
[New Entry by Robert Gooding-Williams on September 13, 2017.] William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868 - 1963) believed that his life acquired its only deep significance through its participation in [More]

Every generation discovers its own <strong>Edgar Allan Poe</strong>. Now gig-economy writers have a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass freelancer

Every generation discovers its own Edgar Allan Poe. Now gig-economy writers have a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass
Every generation discovers its own Edgar Allan Poe. Now gig-economy writers have a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass [More]

Every generation discovers its own <strong>Edgar Allan Poe</strong>. Now gig-economy writers hasve a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass freelancer

Every generation discovers its own Edgar Allan Poe. Now gig-economy writers hasve a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass
Every generation discovers its own Edgar Allan Poe. Now gig-economy writers hasve a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass [More]

Plato on the Metaphysical Foundation of Meaning and Truth

2017.09.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Blake E. Hestir, Plato on the Metaphysical Foundation&#160;of Meaning and Truth, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 270 pp., ISBN
2017.09.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Blake E. Hestir, Plato on the Metaphysical Foundation of Meaning and Truth, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 270 pp., ISBN [More]

<strong>The Enlightenment</strong>&nbsp;emerged from a 150-year &ldquo;staccato burst&rdquo; of European philosophy. Why did these thinkers &mdash; Hobbes, Descarte, Voltaire, Rousseau &mdash; write as they did?&nbsp;

The Enlightenment&amp;nbsp;emerged from a 150-year &amp;ldquo;staccato burst&amp;rdquo; of European philosophy. Why did these thinkers &amp;mdash; Hobbes, Descarte, Voltaire, Rousseau &amp;mdash; write as they
The Enlightenment emerged from a 150-year “staccato burst” of European philosophy. Why did these thinkers — Hobbes, Descarte, Voltaire, Rousseau — write as they [More]

What are the moral implications of intelligent AGI? [excerpt]

The possibility of human-level Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) remains controversial. While its timeline remain uncertain, the question remains: if engineers are able to develop truly
The possibility of human-level Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) remains controversial. While its timeline remain uncertain, the question remains: if engineers are able to develop truly [More]

<strong>Freud has been debunked</strong>, yet the apparatus that defends him persists. Why do his ideas endure? Because we want to believe them

Freud has been debunked, yet the apparatus that defends him persists. Why do his ideas endure? Because we want to believe
Freud has been debunked, yet the apparatus that defends him persists. Why do his ideas endure? Because we want to believe [More]

Moses Mendelssohn’s Hebrew politics

How tolerant and diverse should a society be? Are there limits to the views that a society should accept? Can individuals from diverse backgrounds join together to contribute to the common good, and
How tolerant and diverse should a society be? Are there limits to the views that a society should accept? Can individuals from diverse backgrounds join together to contribute to the common good, and [More]

Same-Sex Marriage: A Case for “Yes”

First published on The Conversation, 11 September 2017. [Note: This piece is specifically about the current process in Australia. It does, however, raise more general issues about the legitimacy and
First published on The Conversation, 11 September 2017. [Note: This piece is specifically about the current process in Australia. It does, however, raise more general issues about the legitimacy and [More]

Plato on the Metaphysical Foundations of Meaning and Truth

2017.09.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Blake E. Hestir, Plato on the Metaphysical Foundations of Meaning and Truth, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 270 pp., ISBN
2017.09.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Blake E. Hestir, Plato on the Metaphysical Foundations of Meaning and Truth, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 270 pp., ISBN [More]