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About Firmin DeBrabander

Firmin DeBrabander is professor of philosophy at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and author of Spinoza and the Stoics (Continuum, 2007), and Do Guns Make us Free? (Yale U Press, 2015).
Latest Posts | By Firmin DeBrabander
Would You Want a Brand to Be Your Friend?
3 months ago

Would You Want a Brand to Be Your Friend?

“Brands that succeed will need to act like humans.” This is how one advertising executive summed up the current stage in the evolution of marketing. In particular, brands will seek …
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The Scandal of Democracy
7 months ago

The Scandal of Democracy

The French philosopher Jacques Rancière says there is a scandal at the heart of democracy. ‘Scandal’ certainly comes to mind when I consider the many abuses President Trump heaps on …
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