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It Is Not Humanity That Is Failing: A Manifesto

It Is Not Humanity That Is Failing: A Manifesto
3 weeks ago

It Is Not Humanity That Is Failing: A Manifesto

At some point we will have to admit that we have failed. We will not have averted catastrophic climate change. We will not have spread prosperity as far as it …
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Putting the Brakes on the Post-Truth Bandwagon
1 month ago

Putting the Brakes on the Post-Truth Bandwagon

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In mid-to-late 2016, an emerging narrative began to claim that we had entered a world in which truth no longer carried the weight and significance that it once did. The …
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The R-Files 2.0: Aspects of Right-Wing Extremism & Pandemic! 2: Chronicles of a Time Lost
1 month ago

The R-Files 2.0: Aspects of Right-Wing Extremism & Pandemic! 2: Chronicles of a Time Lost

“The R-Files” (short for “The Review Files”) is a new monthly feature of The Philosophical Salon. Under this heading, philosophers Frank Ruda and Agon Hamza take a look at what …
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Philosophy in the Time of the Pandemic
1 month ago

Philosophy in the Time of the Pandemic

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When the new coronavirus hit, I started teaching Plato’s Phaedo. The dialogue—which narrates the final day of Socrates’ life, including his death by hemlock—allowed us to raise two questions. First, …
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