The High Cost of Being Shot

Embed from Getty Images In the naivety of my youth, I believed that people would not be charged for medical treatment resulting from being wounded by criminals. After all, my younger self reasoned,
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A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law

2017.10.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Charles P. Nemeth, A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law, Bloomsbury, 2017, 192pp., $88.00
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Henri Poincaré

[Revised entry by Gerhard Heinzmann and David Stump on October 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henri Poincare was a mathematician, theoretical physicist and a philosopher of science
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World Mental Health Day 2017: History of the treatment of mental illness

The tenth of October marks World Mental Health Day. Organized by the World Health Organization, the day works toward "raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing
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“A Muslim, a Jew, and a Christian walk onto a stage…” (Report on the Templeton Prize ceremony for Alvin Plantinga)

By Nevin Climenhaga, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Notre Dame As I had the honor to attend the recent Templeton Prize Ceremony for Alvin Plantinga, Helen De Cruz has asked me to write a
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Moral Judgments as Educated Intuitions

2017.10.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Hanno Sauer, Moral Judgments as Educated Intuitions, MIT Press, 2017, 312 pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780262035606. Reviewed by
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Dinged as a sex-obsessed, money-hungry charlatan, <strong>Anthony Burgess</strong> earned a reputation that merits a different distinction: His work was a late triumph of modernism

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How to interpret experiences that resist interpretation? What's the point of sowing terror if the terrorized can't understand you? <strong>Translating in concentration camps</strong>

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Oxford's <strong>Very Short Introductions</strong> series taps into a very old human desire to know everything. Eight million copies have been sold to readers who yearn for mastery

Oxford&#39;s Very Short Introductions series taps into a very old human desire to know everything. Eight million copies have been sold to readers who yearn for
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Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

2017.10.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Shane D. Courtland (ed.), Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy, Routledge, 2018, 293 pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN
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