"The Stone" is the philosophy blog of the New York Times. Its motto, "a forum for contemporary philosophers on issues both timely and timeless," speaks to the inner philosopher in all of us. We provide a rebuttal in The Paper whenever "The Stone" publishes a new post.
Gary Gutting, professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and "The Stone" regular, wonders about the state of the humanities. Humanities professors have been having this discussion for decades now. Is there a group of people more paranoid about their jobs than this lot?
Every day on Daily Readers' Book Club we offer an article length section of a book until that book is done. We are currently reading Edna St. Vincent Millay's Aria de Capo. This book will have 11 parts.
Two white wooden bowls, one filled with fruits and the other with confetti and paper ribbons,—one ribbon to be of cotton or silk, in order to be not too easily broken by Corydon when strangling Thyrsis
Two tall white wooden goblets
One artichoke nailed to a standard
One flower in paper or wooden pot, the root wrapped with black crêpe paper (or use confetti)
Black and white tablecloth
Dateline Headline, a comparison of the headlines of the major New York papers and a running tally of the best. Newspapers will be awarded from zero to ten points. Click on the headlines to see an image of each paper's front page.
The tabloids employ puns, Newsday returns to covering esoteric news, while The New York Times leads with a ruling that is likely to change the way state and local budgets are dealt with, and The Wall Street Journal rains down some good news during the holiday season.
Every weekday on the Daily Poet, the day's news in poetry form.
Biden leaves Japan
and heads west
to the land
that proclaimed a zone of air defense
He seeks to make peace
between two nations of the East
and return things to
the way they were before
In the Congressional halls
as it seems
at least according to some
that a new budget deal will be done
and then they can go
and prepare for their next run
Every weekday we bring you Live at Five in Five, a series that highlights the most noteworthy events of the day in our fair City in five paragraphs, sentences, words, or letters.
A dead man comes back to life.