Automated Trucking

Embed from Getty Images Having grown up in the golden age of the CB radio, I have many fond memories of movies about truck driving heroes played by the likes of Kurt Russell and Clint Eastwood.
Embed from Getty Images Having grown up in the golden age of the CB radio, I have many fond memories of movies about truck driving heroes played by the likes of Kurt Russell and Clint Eastwood. [More]

Comparing Kant and Sartre

2016.09.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sorin Baiasu (ed.), Comparing Kant and Sartre, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 262pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137454522. Reviewed
2016.09.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sorin Baiasu (ed.), Comparing Kant and Sartre, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 262pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137454522. Reviewed [More]

From 1876 until 2007, everyone used the telephone for talking. No longer. The cost of that change is dear: <strong>the human voice</strong>

From 1876 until 2007, everyone used the telephone for talking. No longer. The cost of that change is dear: the human
From 1876 until 2007, everyone used the telephone for talking. No longer. The cost of that change is dear: the human [More]

<strong>Beware nostalgia</strong> and those promising to restore society to its former greatness. &ldquo;Hopes can be disappointed," says Mark Lilla. "Nostalgia is irrefutable&rdquo;

Beware nostalgia and those promising to restore society to its former greatness. &amp;ldquo;Hopes can be disappointed,&quot; says Mark Lilla. &quot;Nostalgia is
Beware nostalgia and those promising to restore society to its former greatness. “Hopes can be disappointed," says Mark Lilla. "Nostalgia is [More]

Most social policy is based on the assumption that people&rsquo;s motives are primarily selfish. But what if we're <strong>more virtuous than we think</strong>?

Most social policy is based on the assumption that people&amp;rsquo;s motives are primarily selfish. But what if we&#39;re more virtuous than we
Most social policy is based on the assumption that people’s motives are primarily selfish. But what if we're more virtuous than we [More]

Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ: German Romanticism between Leibniz and Marx

2016.09.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Leif Weatherby, Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ: German Romanticism between Leibniz and Marx, Fordham University Press,
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Dharmakīrti

[Revised entry by Tom Tillemans on September 22, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] The life of Dharmakīrti, a profound and rigorous philosopher of Indian Buddhism, is a
[Revised entry by Tom Tillemans on September 22, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] The life of Dharmakīrti, a profound and rigorous philosopher of Indian Buddhism, is a [More]

Paul of Venice

[Revised entry by Alessandro Conti on September 22, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Paul of Venice was the most important Italian thinker of his times, and one of the most prominent and
[Revised entry by Alessandro Conti on September 22, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Paul of Venice was the most important Italian thinker of his times, and one of the most prominent and [More]

The new creation part 2: Animals and the imago dei, by Trent Dougherty

In this brief post—based somewhat on a section of my book The Problem of Animal Pain: A Theodicy for All Creatures Great and Small—I defend the thesis that animals are created in the image of God. I
In this brief post—based somewhat on a section of my book The Problem of Animal Pain: A Theodicy for All Creatures Great and Small—I defend the thesis that animals are created in the image of God. I [More]