Apocalypse Now

Polarized by political and cultural sensibilities, Americans are a fractious bunch. But one thing they can agree on: the apocalypse…
Polarized by political and cultural sensibilities, Americans are a fractious bunch. But one thing they can agree on: the apocalypse… [More]

On Auden on Yeats

“He disappeared in the dead of winter,” Auden wrote when Yeats died – lines that would forever link Auden to Yeats, but also to Brodsky, Eliot, Walcott, and Heaney…
“He disappeared in the dead of winter,” Auden wrote when Yeats died – lines that would forever link Auden to Yeats, but also to Brodsky, Eliot, Walcott, and Heaney… [More]

The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

2014.01.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nuno Venturinha (ed.), The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, Routledge, 2013, 226pp., $125.00
2014.01.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nuno Venturinha (ed.), The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, Routledge, 2013, 226pp., $125.00 [More]

Human Rights: The Hard Questions

2014.01.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Cindy Holder and David Reidy (eds.), Human Rights: The Hard Questions, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 472pp., $34.99 (pbk),
2014.01.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Cindy Holder and David Reidy (eds.), Human Rights: The Hard Questions, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 472pp., $34.99 (pbk), [More]

Philosophy Assistant Professor

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Los Rios Community College
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Los Rios Community College [More]

Mapping Human Values

Just a quick note to let y'all know that, together with Andrew Higgins and Jacob Levernier, I've started to map human values by data-mining obituaries. The basic idea is to display networks of the
Just a quick note to let y'all know that, together with Andrew Higgins and Jacob Levernier, I've started to map human values by data-mining obituaries. The basic idea is to display networks of the [More]

Moral Sentimentalism

[New Entry by Antti Kauppinen on January 29, 2014.] For moral sentimentalists, our emotions and desires play a leading role in the anatomy of morality. Some believe moral thoughts are fundamentally
[New Entry by Antti Kauppinen on January 29, 2014.] For moral sentimentalists, our emotions and desires play a leading role in the anatomy of morality. Some believe moral thoughts are fundamentally [More]

Socrates

[Revised entry by Debra Nails on January 29, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html, supplement2.html] Constantin Brancusi.
[Revised entry by Debra Nails on January 29, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, supplement.html, supplement2.html] Constantin Brancusi. [More]

Fideism, Faith, and Rationality Conference

The 2014 Brackenridge conference at the University of Texas at San Antonio will be on Fideism, Faith, and Rationality.  The keynote speaker is John Bishop (Auckland).  The conference will be held
The 2014 Brackenridge conference at the University of Texas at San Antonio will be on Fideism, Faith, and Rationality.  The keynote speaker is John Bishop (Auckland).  The conference will be held [More]

Picking between Experts

One fairly common way to argue is the argument from authority. While people rarely follow the “strict” form of the argument, the basic idea is to infer that a claim is true based on the allegation
One fairly common way to argue is the argument from authority. While people rarely follow the “strict” form of the argument, the basic idea is to infer that a claim is true based on the allegation [More]