The jurist, philosopher and sociologist Prof. Felix Ekardt is founder and director of the Research Unit Sustainability and Climate Policy and external professor for public law and legal philosophy at Rostock University. As part of BIOACID,...Show More Summary
A conversation about inheritance, philanthropy, and aging with the philosopher Martha Nussbaum and the law professor Saul Levmore
Day 6 of Zappadan and our Frank Zappa quote is one I think we all know is true in the age of the Mango-hued Menace: "One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds." Have yourself a freaky little #Zappadan. Show More Summary
President Trump tweeted Friday evening that he was on his way to Pensacola, Florida for a rally. Shortly afterwards, crooked cop Comey took a swipe at President Trump in a cryptic tweet doing his best to sound like a philosophical savant, quoting Edmund Burke. Show More Summary
It would have to be, right? Logically prior question: what is anal bleaching? Filed under: Decline of the West Related articles Maverick Philosopher: Latest Georgetown University Outrage Is Canada Committing Cultural Suicide? Maverick Philosopher: Should There be University Courses on...
The auto-icon of 18th-century philosopher Jeremy Bentham will travel from London to New York for an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that explores the human body. The post Skeleton of 18th-Century Philosopher Jeremy Bentham Will Travel to the Metropolitan Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Real philosophers smoke. Excerpt: I. Materials (from Husserl’s letters)1 Husserl asks Johannes Daubert to order cigars from tobacconist Rennert in Munich (November 11, 1906): For Saturday (for an evening of pleasant company) I would need a good import, say around...
He was a writer, philosopher, newspaper commentator and frequent presence on French TV.
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Art and Space, an ambitious exhibition based on the creative partnership established between Basque artist Eduardo Chillida and German philosopher Martin Heidegger in 1969 that resulted in the publication of an eponymous livre d'artiste. Show More Summary
The celebrated playwright spent the last months of his life working tirelessly on a final book, an intimate and philosophical look at his protagonist’s — and his own — health struggles.
Vanguard Begins Updating Its Investing Philosophy Founder Jack Bogle isn’t crazy about smart-beta and factor-based products, but the firm will offer them anyway. Bloomberg, December 4, 2017 As if it hasn’t done enough this year, Vanguard Inc. Show More Summary
Jerry Fodor died last week at the age of 82 – here are obituaries from the NYT and Daily Nous. I think he had three qualities that make a good philosopher. He really wanted the truth (not everyone is that bothered about it); he was up for a fight about it (in argumentative terms); and he […]
Patrick Charpenel, a curator and philosopher, faces a rocky road, including the competition for financing in New York.
By, Hugh Harvey MBBS BSc (Hons) FRCR MD (res) We’ve all heard the big philosophical arguments and debate between rockstar entrepreneurs and genius academics – but have we stopped to think exactly how the AI revolution will play out on our own turf? At RSNA this year I posed the same question to everyone I
To Philippa Foot, one of the marvelous generation of British philosophers that also included Iris Murdoch, that seemed almost clear after WWII. "What would a moral philosophy look like if it started from a darker picture of human beings as not, basically, ‘decent chaps’? Part of what animated Foot and her allies was a conviction […]
We’re guessing not much has changed about the way candles are made since this film was made over 50 years ago, showcasing the assembly line at Price’s Patent Candle Co. and waxing philosophical (pun intended) about the ways in which candles play a part in our lives.
Netflix’s smart new supernatural thriller is mired in philosophical conundrums and enough 1980s nostalgia to keep ‘Stranger Things’ fanatics hitting ‘next episode.’
Thanks to critics from Charles Dickens to Michel Foucault, pre-20th century utilitarian philosophers have gained a reputation as amoral libertines or cold rationalists, impervious to what people today might call "social justice." But...Show More Summary
There's no book more vital to a politician's repertoire than Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. SEE ALSO: Cozy up inside the Hogwarts house of your choosing for the winter On the BBC flagship political programme Question TimeShow More Summary
Dr. Fodor brought the workings of 20th-century computer technology to bear on ancient questions about the structure of human cognition.