Dostoevsky, Milton, and the Changing Definition of “Meaning” The Left - “In the case of our current crisis of meaning, it was only in the 19th century that sensitive figures truly began to grasp the profound changes which had transformed societies.” Matt McManus 9/18/2019
Being Progressive in the 2019 Canadian Election The Left - “Unfortunately, the Liberal party in power turned out to be as much a political creature as ever.” Matt McManus 9/13/2019
Review: J.A. Smith’s “Other People’s Politics: Populism to Corbynism” The Left - “So confident were many in the apparent neutrality and sensibility of the third way approach that the difference between Conservatives and Labor, much like the Republicans and the Democrats, started to look merely cosmetic.” Matt McManus 9/10/2019
Why Christians Should Oppose Sohrab Ahmari The Left - “In many ways, it was far better to see Christendom shrunk down to a few genuine believers than to see it ballooned and enforced into a parody of itself” Matt McManus 9/7/2019
Jordan Peterson, Noam Chomsky, and What We Mean by “Left” and “Right” The Left - “For these reasons, I think it is not unreasonable to identify this nature-nurture or nature-history spectrum as the basic guiding principle behind the left-right spectrum.” Néstor de Buen 9/6/2019
The Uses and Misuses of Philosophy The Left - “I wanted to take this opportunity to consider some of the ways philosophy has been used and misused in contemporary political debates to justify a broad range of positions.” Matt McManus 9/5/2019
The Philosophy of Human Rights (Part II) The Left - “The state must respect the freedom and autonomy of those fleeing violence by accepting them within its boundaries and offering them hospitality, which makes for a precursor to modern refugee law.” Matt McManus 8/30/2019
The Philosophy of Human Rights The Left - “Even those who agree that rights exist struggle to locate where they come from, what counts as a genuine right, and how to realize them.” Matt McManus 8/27/2019
Mexico’s Glitter Revolution: How Should Women Protest?   The Left - “Now, pink glitter seems to be the spark of a new revolution in Mexico against gender violence.” Veronica Lira Ortiz 8/22/2019
Slavoj Žižek and the Quillette Hoax The Left - “But this just shows that Žižek is right in that there is no such thing as seeing the world as it really is. There is always something that mediates perception.” Néstor de Buen 8/21/2019
The Four Competing Approaches to Higher Education The Left - “Many critics point out that this one dimensional approach to education helps produce citizens who are selfish, disinterested in politics, and unprepared for dealing with moral complexities, which are not reducible to cost-benefit analysis.” Matt McManus 8/20/2019
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