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27.02.2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Point-n-Kill: Label Metaphors in Heterosexual Peer Networks in Nigeria

Male and female partners in heterosexual peer networks in Calabar metropolis, Cross River State, south-eastern Nigeria, use reciprocal label metaphors to characterize each other in negative (or positive) ways. This article explores how sexual …

verfasst von:
Eyo O. Mensah

21.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Thomas Nagel, Moral Feelings, Moral Reality, and Moral Progress

Oxford University Press, 2023. 72 pp. ISBN: 978-0197690888
verfasst von:
Simon Blackburn

21.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Andrew Gamble, After Brexit and Other Essays

Bristol University Press, 2021, pp. 293, ISBN: 981-1-5292-1709-4
verfasst von:
Pat Thane

21.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Samuel Moyn, Liberalism Against Itself: Cold War Intellectuals and the Making of Our Times

Yale University Press, 2023, 229 pp., ISBN: 978-0-00-26621-4

The book follows closely the pattern and substance of the lecture series. There are six chapters each organized around a particular thinker, and these thinkers are the basis of a canon or authoritative list of Cold War Liberal theorists. The …

verfasst von:
Paul Kelly

15.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Philip Goff, Why? The Purpose of the Universe

Oxford University Press, 2023, pp. xii + 183, ISBN: 978-0198883760
verfasst von:
Samuel Guttenplan

13.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Thomas Nagel, Moral Feelings, Moral Reality, and Moral Progress

Oxford University Press, 2023, 72 pp., ISBN: 978-0197690888
verfasst von:
Paul Bloomfield

07.02.2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Socrates’ Critique of Writing

This essay discusses the critique of writing that Socrates presents in Plato’s Phaedrus. It argues that because he conceives of writing as a kind of technology (in Greek, a technê), this passage prefigures many of the conversations now taking …

verfasst von:
David Roochnik

06.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Thomas Nagel, Moral Feelings, Moral Reality, and Moral Progress

Oxford University Press, 2023, 72 pp., ISBN: 978-0197690888
verfasst von:
Paul Seabright

05.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Thomas Nagel, Moral Feelings, Moral Reality, and Moral Progress

Oxford University Press, 2023, 72 pp., ISBN: ‎978-0197690888
verfasst von:
Richard Kraut

05.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Thomas Nagel, Moral Feelings, Moral Reality, and Moral Progress

Oxford University Press, 2023. 72 pp., ISBN 9780197690888
verfasst von:
John Cottingham

05.02.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Thomas Nagel, Moral Feelings, Moral Reality and Moral Progress

Oxford University Press, 2023. 72 pp. ISBN: 978-0197690888
verfasst von:
Johnny Lyons

25.01.2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

The Heterogeneity of Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Poverty Reduction in Tanzania: A Multidimensional Statistical Inquiry

Persistent poverty poses a formidable challenge for the developing world, and Tanzania is no exception. Despite earnest efforts spanning decades to implement poverty reduction strategies, Tanzania grapples with the complexity of poverty within its …

verfasst von:
Felician Andrew Kitole, Jennifer Kasanda Sesabo

23.01.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Paul Sagar, Adam Smith Reconsidered: History, Liberty, and the Foundations of Modern Politics

Princeton University Press, 2022, 229 pp., ISBN: 978-0-691-21083-4
verfasst von:
Jason Ferrell

22.01.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Samuel Moyn, Liberalism Against Itself: Cold War Intellectuals and the Making of Our Times

Yale University Press, 2023, 240 pp., ISBN: 978-0-300-26621-4

If you are looking for a culprit for our many contemporary problems—the temptation is ever present in our new age of anxiety and tech utopias—you may find Samuel Moyn’s recent book appealing. The solution is stated in neon lights at the very …

verfasst von:
Aurelian Craiutu

16.01.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Peter Brooks, Seduced by Story: The Use and Abuse of Narrative

New York Review of Books, 2022, 176 pp., ISBN: 978-1681376639
verfasst von:
Marya Schechtman

16.01.2024 | BOOK REVIEW

Jon Cruddas, A Century of Labour

Polity Press, 2024, 288 pp., ISBN: 9781509558346
verfasst von:
Pat Thane

11.01.2024 | COMMENTARY

Why Did Plato Write Dialogues?

verfasst von:
David Roochnik

09.01.2024 | ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Ambiguous Sex: Regional Analysis of the Acceptance of Same-Sex Sexuality in China

Judgments pertaining to sexuality can often serve as a mirror, reflecting the cultural norms and values of a specific country or region. In the current study, we employ provincial panel data to examine the temporal and spatial variances in the …

verfasst von:
Yanyi Wei, Xinyu Lu

02.01.2024 | Original Article

Paul Johnson and the Cultural Logic of the British Hard Right

Within the British conservative movement, the hard right is identifiable and significant. The hard right tends to believe that Britain’s cultural institutions, such as the BBC, have an embedded anti-conservative bias. For them, the Corporation …

verfasst von:
Charlie Ellis

22.12.2023 | BOOK REVIEW

Peter Poellner: Value in Modernity: The Philosophy of Existential Modernism in Nietzsche, Scheler, Sartre, Musil

Oxford University Press, 2022, pp. 372, ISBN: 978019284973
verfasst von:
Julian Young