Myths of the brain

Much of the neuroscience you hear is trivial or wrong. When it comes to the brain, we still don’t know much…
Much of the neuroscience you hear is trivial or wrong. When it comes to the brain, we still don’t know much… [More]

Reading racist literature

Reading racist literature. Old books promote old social values. But historical insults can be transformed into artistic strength…
Reading racist literature. Old books promote old social values. But historical insults can be transformed into artistic strength… [More]

Natural Philosophy in the Renaissance

[New Entry by Eva Del Soldato on April 14, 2015.] Natural philosophy, as distinguished from metaphysics and mathematics, is traditionally understood to encompass a wide range of subjects which
[New Entry by Eva Del Soldato on April 14, 2015.] Natural philosophy, as distinguished from metaphysics and mathematics, is traditionally understood to encompass a wide range of subjects which [More]

Knowledge First?

2015.04.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aidan McGlynn, Knowledge First?, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 227pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137026453. Reviewed by Krista
2015.04.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aidan McGlynn, Knowledge First?, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 227pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781137026453. Reviewed by Krista [More]

Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

2015.04.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Abrol Fairweather (ed.), Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science,
2015.04.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Abrol Fairweather (ed.), Virtue Epistemology Naturalized: Bridges Between Virtue Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, [More]

On reading

The study of literature has to change. But the embrace of big data must be tempered by critical reflexes that come only from reading, reading, reading…
The study of literature has to change. But the embrace of big data must be tempered by critical reflexes that come only from reading, reading, reading… [More]

Paradox of necktie

“Couldn’t we say that a tie is really a symbolic displacement of the penis, only an intellectualized penis dangling not from one’s crotch but from one’s head”?…
“Couldn’t we say that a tie is really a symbolic displacement of the penis, only an intellectualized penis dangling not from one’s crotch but from one’s head”?… [More]

The Epistemology of Modality

[Revised entry by Anand Vaidya on April 13, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, fig1.png] Whereas facts about what is actual are facts about how things are, facts about modality (i.e., what
[Revised entry by Anand Vaidya on April 13, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, fig1.png] Whereas facts about what is actual are facts about how things are, facts about modality (i.e., what [More]

Günter Grass

Günter Grass – novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, sculptor, printmaker, social critic, member of the Waffen-SS – is dead. He was 87…
Günter Grass – novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, sculptor, printmaker, social critic, member of the Waffen-SS – is dead. He was 87… [More]

PhD Research Fellow in Nonmonotonic Logic and Formal Argumentation

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Institute for Philosophy
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  Institute for Philosophy [More]