How Hume and Kant Reconstruct Natural Law: Justifying Strict Objectivity without Debating Moral Realism

2016.07.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kenneth R. Westphal, How Hume and Kant Reconstruct Natural Law: Justifying Strict Objectivity without Debating Moral Realism,
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Roman Ingarden

[Revised entry by Amie Thomasson on July 20, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Roman Ingarden (1893 - 1970) was a Polish phenomenologist, ontologist and aesthetician. A student of Edmund
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Computational Complexity Theory

[Revised entry by Walter Dean on July 20, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Computational complexity theory is a subfield of theoretical computer science one of whose primary goals is to
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Drug Prices

Martin Shkreli became the villain of drug pricing when he increased the price of a $13.50 pill to $750. While the practice of buying up smaller drug companies and increasing the prices of their
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As clean as what?

In anticipation of the post on clean, I decided to say something about the idioms in which clean figures prominently, but chose only those which have the structure as clean as. The post As clean as
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Colombia: the embattled road to peace

Is absolute peace throughout a nation ever truly attainable and sustainable? Can a country ever unite as one entity in the face of extreme opposing views and ideals throughout the land, its people
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Every culture has rules and <strong>taboos about food</strong>, but moralizing about what we eat is most evident in cultures with a dichotomy between pleasure and virtue

Every culture has rules and taboos about food, but moralizing about what we eat is most evident in cultures with a dichotomy between pleasure and
Every culture has rules and taboos about food, but moralizing about what we eat is most evident in cultures with a dichotomy between pleasure and [More]

Subjectivity: Ancient and Modern

2016.07.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews R.J. Snell and Steven F. McGuire (eds.), Subjectivity: Ancient and Modern, Lexington Books, 2016, 248pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN
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Among society&rsquo;s greatest achievements have been ever more ways to keep our fingers busy. <strong>Fidgeting makes us human</strong>

Among society&amp;rsquo;s greatest achievements have been ever more ways to keep our fingers busy. Fidgeting makes us
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<strong>Diane Arbus</strong> is remembered for taking her camera into the street to capture images of outsiders. Her career began as the quieter half of a polite fashion-photography couple

Diane Arbus is remembered for taking her camera into the street to capture images of outsiders. Her career began as the quieter half of a polite fashion-photography
Diane Arbus is remembered for taking her camera into the street to capture images of outsiders. Her career began as the quieter half of a polite fashion-photography [More]