Molinism and Circularity

Yesterday, I discussed Thomas Flint’s response to the grounding objection in chapter 5 of Divine Providence: The Molinist Account. Today, I want to discuss his response to Robert Adams in
Yesterday, I discussed Thomas Flint’s response to the grounding objection in chapter 5 of Divine Providence: The Molinist Account. Today, I want to discuss his response to Robert Adams in [More]

Giambattista della Porta

[New Entry by Sergius Kodera on May 19, 2015.] To most modern readers, it would stretch definitions to include someone like Giovan Battista Della Porta (1535 - 1615) in an encyclopedia of
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Daniel Dennett&#146;s &#147;brain in a vat,&#148; Derek Parfit&#146;s teleportation: Philosophers of consciousness love a good thought experiment. Now it&#146;s the &#147;<strong>ultimate simulation machine</strong>&#148;

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Anthony Beevor writes about <strong>how people kill</strong> one another in war. But &#147;there are things that you can&#146;t put in a book because they are too horrific&#148;

Anthony Beevor writes about how people kill one another in war. But &amp;#147;there are things that you can&amp;#146;t put in a book because they are too
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Solitary Confinement: Social Death and Its Afterlives

2015.05.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lisa Guenther,&#160;Solitary Confinement: Social Death and Its Afterlives, University of Minnesota Press, 2013, 321pp., $25.00 (pbk),
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The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

2015.05.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Vanessa Lemm and Miguel Vatter (eds.),&#160;The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism,&#160;Fordham University
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Daniel Dennett’s “brain in a vat,” Derek Parfit’s teleportation: Philosophers of consciousness love a good thought experiment. Now it's the "<strong>ultimate simulation machine</strong>"

Daniel Dennett’s “brain in a vat,” Derek Parfit’s teleportation: Philosophers of consciousness love a good thought experiment. Now it&#39;s the &quot;ultimate simulation
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Raymond Williams is the reason college students study <strong>Beyoncé as well as Beethoven</strong>. He also developed proto-digital humanities

Raymond Williams is the reason college students study Beyonc&#233; as well as Beethoven. He also developed proto-digital
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Anthony Beevor writes about <strong>how people kill</strong> one another in war. But "there are things that you can’t put in a book because they are too horrific"

Anthony Beevor writes about how people kill one another in war. But &quot;there are things that you can’t put in a book because they are too
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Finitism in Geometry

[Revised entry by Jean Paul Van Bendegem on May 18, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html] In our representations of the world, especially in physics, (mathematical) infinities
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