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]

History and psychology of hold music

“Hold is the true purgatory of modern existence,” says Tom Vanderbilt, “a place of temporary damnation, filled not with cleansing fire but a gentle wash of music”…
“Hold is the true purgatory of modern existence,” says Tom Vanderbilt, “a place of temporary damnation, filled not with cleansing fire but a gentle wash of music”… [More]

Hume's Epistemology in the Treatise: A Veritistic Interpretation

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]

Original Position

[Revised entry by Samuel Freeman on September 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The original position is a central feature of John Rawls's social contract account of justice, "justice
[Revised entry by Samuel Freeman on September 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The original position is a central feature of John Rawls's social contract account of justice, "justice [More]

Lock up your wives!

Here’s a starkly misogynous artifact: the mid-20th-century marriage-advice column.The husband is always right (even when he’s very wrong)…
Here’s a starkly misogynous artifact: the mid-20th-century marriage-advice column.The husband is always right (even when he’s very wrong)… [More]

The Radical Ellen Willis

Whether writing on porn, punk, politics, psychoanalysis, or patriarchy, Ellen Willis snarled and illuminated. She was always agitating…
Whether writing on porn, punk, politics, psychoanalysis, or patriarchy, Ellen Willis snarled and illuminated. She was always agitating… [More]

Instant Gratification

Coded into economics and technology is an ideology of efficiency. Why not have everything we want – immediately? Ours is the Impulse Society…
Coded into economics and technology is an ideology of efficiency. Why not have everything we want – immediately? Ours is the Impulse Society… [More]