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Mental Causation and Ontology // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

If each of your actions is caused by your neurons, then how is it that your mental states, such as beliefs and desires, are causes of your actions at …

Philosophy

Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

This is a book of, and about, stories. Anthony Cunningham's method is to proffer detailed examinations of what he calls "honor stories" (both …

Philosophy

Time and the Shared World: Heidegger on Social Relations // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

In a way, the future of Heidegger studies depends on the kind of book written by Irene McMullin. Although Heidegger died in 1976, new volumes of his …

Philosophy

After 30 Years of Silence, the Original NSA Whistleblower Looks Back

The four-story brownstone at 141 East 37th Street in Manhattan has no remarkable features: a plain building on a quiet tree-lined street in the …

Journalism

Nazi anatomy history: The origins of conservatives’ anti-abortion claims that rape can’t cause pregnancy.

1 “Sources of Material”<p>In 1941, Charlotte Pommer graduated from medical school at the University of Berlin and went to work for Hermann Stieve, head …

When Does Lying Begin?

Whether we choose to admit it or not, lying is a part of life (would I lie to you?). From casual "white lies" to more complicated scams and major …

Psychology

Statistical significance and its part in science downfalls

Imagine if there were a simple single statistical measure everybody could use with any set of data and it would reliably separate true from false. …

Scientists shed light on creativity by studying pianists' brain activity

Images of pianists' brains highlighted areas that seemed to underpin their musical creativity<p>Scientists claim to have shed light on the neural basis of creativity by scanning the brains of accomplished pianists while they improvised on a keyboard.<p>Images of the pianists' brains highlighted areas …

A Neuroscientist’s Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>It’s a question that’s perplexed …