Kant: the Greatest Liberal Philosopher?

The Telegraph

“So what, then, makes someone a liberal? In this piece, I am going to argue that the philosophy of Immanuel Kant provides some clues.”

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Social Media and the Fraught Question of Regulation

Medium

“But, with that said, many of the problems that are blamed on social media run much deeper and require broader societal solutions than just legal controls on social media.”

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How to Honor the Legacy of Michael Brooks

“When it comes to theorizing about cosmopolitan socialism, Michael, unfortunately, passed on before he could spell out the details. However, we can infer much from his criticisms of conservative histories.”

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Our First Year without Roger Scruton

(Courtesy Princeton University)

At his best, Scruton was a panoramic thinker of formidable intellect who puts to shame many of the lesser polemicists who have followed in his giant footsteps.”

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Ludwig Wittgenstein: a Post-Modern Philosopher?

Struck by this realization, Wittgenstein insisted that the best thing now was simply to stop doing philosophy and to try and find in life what could not be said with certainty.”

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Alfie Bown: Where Politics and Gaming Meet

(Guillaume Payen/Getty Images)

I think there’s great potential in video games. In some ways, they are the primary space in which the culture wars are now being fought.”

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Thomas Ricks: Politics, as Seen from Aristotle to Trump

(Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law)

“And so I remembered from college: When you’re facing a problem that seems deeply puzzling, go back to fundamentals, go to first principles. So I took Aristotle’s Politics off my shelf, my old college copy, and reread it in the context of the election of Donald Trump.”

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Book Announcement: “The Emergence of Post-Modernity”

(Justin Wolfe)

This is one of the reasons for the remarkable loneliness and alienation from others many have detected in the post-modern landscape.”

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From Pornography to Agriculture: Challenging Hierarchy

At the core of this analysis is a claim that, at first glance, may seem to be a stretch: The erosion of human dignity in our broken world starts with the erosion of the planet’s soils.”

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Fitter and Happier? Work after the Coronavirus

Of all changes that have already been made to mitigate the threat of the deadly virus, the way we work has arguably undergone the biggest transformation.”

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An Experiment in (Lefty) Roleplaying?

Sadly, for past the 40 years, this yearning for an impossible yet fantastical other is one that has become increasingly shared by those on the Left.”

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Bill Vitek: In Pursuit of Better Agriculture (and a Better Society)

The way we farm and the way we think are connected—that’s our premise.”

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Rep.-elect Carolyn Bourdeaux: Why She Ran, and Hope for the Future

Image via NRI Pulse

“One of the big issues was health care reform; my own parents struggled with the cost of prescription medications, using up all of their discretionary income to pay for my father’s insulin and other medications.”

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Four Ways Freedom Has Been Understood

In this brief article, my final for the year, I will discuss four different ways freedom has been conceived of in the European philosophical tradition.”

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Gad Saad’s “The Parasitic Mind”: A Reasonable Premise Gone Awry

At the time the aforementioned Heterodox Academy report was published, firings of conservatives had doubled, yet left-leaning professor firings had spiked by 950%.”

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