Knobe Interviewed at Discrimination and Disadvantage

Our very own Joshua Knobe has been interviewed by Shelley Lynn Tremain as part of her Dialogues on Disability series. You can check out the interview over at Discrimination and Disadvantage! So,
Our very own Joshua Knobe has been interviewed by Shelley Lynn Tremain as part of her Dialogues on Disability series. You can check out the interview over at Discrimination and Disadvantage! So, [More]

Elon Musk suggests that we may all be <strong>living in a simulation</strong>, giving an old idea fresh cachet. But why listen to Musk on such a matter?

Elon Musk suggests that we may all be living in a simulation, giving an old idea fresh cachet. But why listen to Musk on such a
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The <strong>gene</strong> isn't an eternal thing that awaited elucidation by humans. It's a living idea with ancestors, development, and maturation &mdash; and maybe death

The gene isn&#39;t an eternal thing that awaited elucidation by humans. It&#39;s a living idea with ancestors, development, and maturation &amp;mdash; and maybe
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Yes, the humanities are embattled and the sciences are deemed useful. But if science is to become a way of life and not just a body of knowledge, it needs <strong>liberal education</strong>

Yes, the humanities are embattled and the sciences are deemed useful. But if science is to become a way of life and not just a body of knowledge, it needs liberal
Yes, the humanities are embattled and the sciences are deemed useful. But if science is to become a way of life and not just a body of knowledge, it needs liberal [More]

At the Heart of Reason

2016.06.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Claude Romano, At the Heart of Reason, Michael B. Smith and Claude Romano (trs.), Northwestern University Press, 2015, 635pp.,
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Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

2016.06.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser (eds.), Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, Oxford University
2016.06.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser (eds.), Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare, Oxford University [More]

Challenges to Metaphysical Realism

[Revised entry by Drew Khlentzos on June 14, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] According to metaphysical realism, the world is as it is independently of how humans or other inquiring
[Revised entry by Drew Khlentzos on June 14, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] According to metaphysical realism, the world is as it is independently of how humans or other inquiring [More]

Terrorism & Narratives

Embed from Getty Images For most of us the idea that things just happen runs against our basic human intuitions. We try to impose order on chaos and find patterns in everything. In doing this we
Embed from Getty Images For most of us the idea that things just happen runs against our basic human intuitions. We try to impose order on chaos and find patterns in everything. In doing this we [More]

19th Century Romantic Aesthetics

[New Entry by Keren Gorodeisky on June 14, 2016.] Understanding romantic aesthetics is not a simple undertaking for reasons that are internal to the nature of the subject. Distinguished scholars,
[New Entry by Keren Gorodeisky on June 14, 2016.] Understanding romantic aesthetics is not a simple undertaking for reasons that are internal to the nature of the subject. Distinguished scholars, [More]

Doing vs. Allowing Harm

[Revised entry by Fiona Woollard and Frances Howard-Snyder on June 14, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Is there a moral difference between doing harm and merely[1] allowing
[Revised entry by Fiona Woollard and Frances Howard-Snyder on June 14, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Is there a moral difference between doing harm and merely[1] allowing [More]