Picking between Studies

In my last essay I looked briefly at how to pick between experts. While people often reply on experts when making arguments, they also rely on studies (and experiments). Since most people do not do
In my last essay I looked briefly at how to pick between experts. While people often reply on experts when making arguments, they also rely on studies (and experiments). Since most people do not do [More]

Question about Knowledge - Jasper Reid responds

On 'Cogito Ergo Sum' If this statement means that the only thing I can know to be true is that I exist, then that means I don't know if the reasoning used to deduce this statement is logically
On 'Cogito Ergo Sum' If this statement means that the only thing I can know to be true is that I exist, then that means I don't know if the reasoning used to deduce this statement is logically [More]

Neural Basis of Free Will: Criterial Causation

2014.01.31 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Ulric Tse, Neural Basis of Free Will: Criterial Causation, MIT Press, 2013, 456pp., $38.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.01.31 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Ulric Tse, Neural Basis of Free Will: Criterial Causation, MIT Press, 2013, 456pp., $38.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

The Last Asylum

Jenny Diski knows what it’s like to feel intolerable to oneself. No relief can be found – not from talk, analysis, medication, or cuddle…
Jenny Diski knows what it’s like to feel intolerable to oneself. No relief can be found – not from talk, analysis, medication, or cuddle… [More]

Confessions of a Tiger Couple

Amy Chua has been called insane and abusive. “I don’t want to be controversial,” she says by way of promoting her next provocation…
Amy Chua has been called insane and abusive. “I don’t want to be controversial,” she says by way of promoting her next provocation… [More]

Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

2014.01.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lea Ypi, Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency, Oxford University Press, 2012, 226pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.01.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lea Ypi, Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency, Oxford University Press, 2012, 226pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Truthlikeness

[Revised entry by Graham Oddie on January 30, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, diagram7.png] Truth is widely held to be the constitutive aim of inquiry. Even those who think the aim of
[Revised entry by Graham Oddie on January 30, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, diagram7.png] Truth is widely held to be the constitutive aim of inquiry. Even those who think the aim of [More]

Do Men and Women Have Different Philosophical Intuitions? Further Data

This paper with primary authors Toni Adleberg and Morgan Thompson will come out in Philosophical Psychology and a prepublication draft is here (abstract below). In addition to presenting our failure
This paper with primary authors Toni Adleberg and Morgan Thompson will come out in Philosophical Psychology and a prepublication draft is here (abstract below). In addition to presenting our failure [More]

Aristotle: His Life and School

2014.01.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carlo Natali, Aristotle: His Life and School, D. S. Hutchinson (ed.), Princeton University Press, 2013, 219pp., $29.95 (hbk),
2014.01.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carlo Natali, Aristotle: His Life and School, D. S. Hutchinson (ed.), Princeton University Press, 2013, 219pp., $29.95 (hbk), [More]

History of Chelsea hotel

Is there a relationship between squalor and credibility? Consider the Chelsea Hotel: epicenter of anarchy; sanctuary of eccentrics, artists, and hangers-on…
Is there a relationship between squalor and credibility? Consider the Chelsea Hotel: epicenter of anarchy; sanctuary of eccentrics, artists, and hangers-on… [More]