Reminder: 8/31 Deadline for 2 Prizes in Philosophy of Religion

The sidebar has an ad for the Sanders Prize for scholars 15 years or less from their PhD. The same competition includes a separate prize for graduate students. The Sanders Prize pays $10,000 and the
The sidebar has an ad for the Sanders Prize for scholars 15 years or less from their PhD. The same competition includes a separate prize for graduate students. The Sanders Prize pays $10,000 and the [More]

Reminder: 8/31 Deadline for 2 Prizes in Philosophy of Religion

The Sanders Prize is for scholars 15 years or less from their PhD. The same competition includes a separate prize for graduate students. The Sanders Prize pays $10,000 and the grad student prize
The Sanders Prize is for scholars 15 years or less from their PhD. The same competition includes a separate prize for graduate students. The Sanders Prize pays $10,000 and the grad student prize [More]

Do some inductions require a necessary first cause?

Suppose that we’ve observed a dozen randomly chosen ravens and they’re all black. We (cautiously) make the obvious inference that all ravens are black. But then we find out that
Suppose that we’ve observed a dozen randomly chosen ravens and they’re all black. We (cautiously) make the obvious inference that all ravens are black. But then we find out that [More]

Digital Cosmopolitans

Ethan Zuckerman wants to combat provincialism in the digital age. How? Perhaps the rise of the e-flâneur is in order…
Ethan Zuckerman wants to combat provincialism in the digital age. How? Perhaps the rise of the e-flâneur is in order… [More]

Roger Scruton’s leap of faith

In the face of fatalism and pessimism, Roger Scruton is Sisyphus. His rock is still rolling, his search for transcendence goes on…
In the face of fatalism and pessimism, Roger Scruton is Sisyphus. His rock is still rolling, his search for transcendence goes on… [More]

New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy

2014.08.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rafael Hüntelmann and Johannes Hattler (eds.), New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy, Editiones Scholasticae, 2014, 128pp.,
2014.08.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rafael Hüntelmann and Johannes Hattler (eds.), New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy, Editiones Scholasticae, 2014, 128pp., [More]

Nature's Suit: Husserl's Phenomenological Philosophy of the Physical Sciences

2014.08.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lee Hardy, Nature's Suit: Husserl's Phenomenological Philosophy of the Physical Sciences, Ohio University Press, 2013, 248pp., $
2014.08.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lee Hardy, Nature's Suit: Husserl's Phenomenological Philosophy of the Physical Sciences, Ohio University Press, 2013, 248pp., $ [More]

Erotic Art

[New Entry by Hans Maes on August 20, 2014.] What is erotic art? Do all paintings with a sexual theme qualify as erotic? How to distinguish between erotica and erotic art? In what way are aesthetic
[New Entry by Hans Maes on August 20, 2014.] What is erotic art? Do all paintings with a sexual theme qualify as erotic? How to distinguish between erotica and erotic art? In what way are aesthetic [More]

Mele & Nahmias on Philosophy TV

Al Mele and Eddy Nahmias have an illuminating conversation about the relationship between free will and recent advances in neuroscience and social psychology in the latest episode of Philosophy TV.
Al Mele and Eddy Nahmias have an illuminating conversation about the relationship between free will and recent advances in neuroscience and social psychology in the latest episode of Philosophy TV. [More]

Performatives After Deconstruction

2014.08.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mauro Senatore (ed.), Performatives After Deconstruction, Bloomsbury, 2013, 253pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781441123466.
2014.08.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mauro Senatore (ed.), Performatives After Deconstruction, Bloomsbury, 2013, 253pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781441123466. [More]