Terraforming Ethics

J’atorg struggled along on his motile pods, wheezing badly as his air sacs fought with the new air. He cursed the humans, invoking the gods of his people. Reflecting, he cursed the humans by
J’atorg struggled along on his motile pods, wheezing badly as his air sacs fought with the new air. He cursed the humans, invoking the gods of his people. Reflecting, he cursed the humans by [More]

Staying Alive: Personal Identity, Practical Concerns, and the Unity of a Life

2014.08.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Marya Schechtman, Staying Alive: Personal Identity, Practical Concerns, and the Unity of a Life, Oxford University Press, 2014,
2014.08.38 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Marya Schechtman, Staying Alive: Personal Identity, Practical Concerns, and the Unity of a Life, Oxford University Press, 2014, [More]

Who Is Elena Ferrante?

Who Is Elena Ferrante? The writer has never been interviewed in person, perhaps never even photographed. For her, celebrity is a choice, not an obligation…
Who Is Elena Ferrante? The writer has never been interviewed in person, perhaps never even photographed. For her, celebrity is a choice, not an obligation… [More]

The Bourgeois Eric Hobsbawm

Yes, Eric Hobsbawm was a persistent and unabashed communist. But he was also profoundly bourgeois, of a distinctly Jewish sort…
Yes, Eric Hobsbawm was a persistent and unabashed communist. But he was also profoundly bourgeois, of a distinctly Jewish sort… [More]

Against Empathy

Empathy is a force against selfishness and indifference. It requires no justification; it is an unalloyed good. So who could be against it? Paul Bloom…
Empathy is a force against selfishness and indifference. It requires no justification; it is an unalloyed good. So who could be against it? Paul Bloom… [More]

The Religion of the Future

2014.08.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Roberto Mangabeira Unger, The Religion of the Future, Harvard University Press, 2014, 468pp., $49.95 (hbk), ISBN
2014.08.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Roberto Mangabeira Unger, The Religion of the Future, Harvard University Press, 2014, 468pp., $49.95 (hbk), ISBN [More]

8th Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop

October 17-18, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI; Location: Assembly Hall, Rackham Building On October 17-18 the University of Michigan Philosophy Department will be hosting the 8th Annual Midwest Epistemology
October 17-18, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI; Location: Assembly Hall, Rackham Building On October 17-18 the University of Michigan Philosophy Department will be hosting the 8th Annual Midwest Epistemology [More]

Aesthetic Judgment

[Revised entry by Nick Zangwill on August 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Beauty is an important part of our lives. Ugliness too. It is no surprise then that philosophers since
[Revised entry by Nick Zangwill on August 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Beauty is an important part of our lives. Ugliness too. It is no surprise then that philosophers since [More]

Franz Brentano

[Revised entry by Wolfgang Huemer on August 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Franz Clemens Brentano (1838 - 1917) is mainly known for his work in philosophy of psychology, especially
[Revised entry by Wolfgang Huemer on August 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Franz Clemens Brentano (1838 - 1917) is mainly known for his work in philosophy of psychology, especially [More]

3-Year Ph positions

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Department of Philosophy, Education and
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Department of Philosophy, Education and [More]