If there were no possibility of dispute on questions of fact, there would be no need for
courtroom trials. In a criminal trial there is usually at least one known facta crime has been
committed. But did the defendant commit the crime? The prosecuting atto
New research shows that the trend is continuing, even in
realms where the standard already seems impressively high.
championship games in chess found recently that the game is
being played at a far higher le
I had begun to think Id put too much
care into my appearance, but as I
stepped into the lobby I remembered
being sprawled across the floor in my
workout clothes and I was grateful I
didnt look anything like that graceless
girl. The two security guards did
But though many things are typically required to reach a successful out-come, the willingness to
do whats required adds that extra dimension to the mix that helps you persevere in the face of
overwhelming challenges, setbacks, pain, and even personal inju
Philosophers Apply Ethics? Gaus presents several challenges to
applied philosophy.2 In concluding this chapter, I address the central
concerns he raises.3
II. The Value of Philosophy for Public Policy
Sidney Hook offered an excellent start for explaining
When she came to the Kat Zet she said something to herself. She told me
this. She said to herself, I dont like it here, and Im not going to die here . . .
And this is how she behaves.
Where is she now?
Theyve slung her in Bunker 11. My first thought was I
This was thirteen or fourteen years ago and she was far better now.
They say that it is one of the most terrifying manifestations in nature: a
bull elephant in a state of must. Twin streams of vile-smelling liquid flow
from the ducts of the temples and in
And anyway, JB had found yet another way to trump Malcolm, for just as Malcolm was discovering postmodern identity,
JB was discovering performance art (the class he was in, Identity as Art: Performative Transformations and the
Contemporary Body, was favor
Shed begun work on the fanzine during her senior year at a private high school in the city. By Issue 2, shed fallen
in with a group of kids on the fringes of the new subculture emerging nearby. Punk rock offered a lens through
which to examine both hersel
Dripping, their clothes clinging to them, they made their way up the steps. Well be almost
dry when we get to the car, he said.
There was a current out there tonight, she said. Too much
Careful I dont push y ou off this bluff. I mean that. Sh
have been prowling around were nowhere. In the distance, buildings were lit-up prison towers, no life in them. It was like
a nuclear wasteland, with Charlie the only thing alive. His jeans were soaked with urine. And tears and snot were frozen on