Articles in philosophy & religion tagged with politics

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Geoffrey Wildanger

Hannah Arendt’s unfinished book on Marx offers a timely philosophical dialogue for our era of economic precarity.

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In a new book, philosopher Martin Hägglund argues that only atheists are truly committed to improving our world. But people of faith and socialists have more in common than he thinks.

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Samuel Scheffler

Does Trump’s success vindicate or undermine liberal theory?

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Ronald Aronson

Jean-Paul Sartre’s existential Marxism offers a radical philosophical foundation for today’s revitalized critiques of capitalism.

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Seyla Benhabib

There is still much to learn from the radical legacy of critical theory.

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Jason Stanley

Fascist politics exploits freedom of speech for authoritarian ends.

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Melvin Rogers

Many say that despite Trump, our democracy is strong. But John Dewey cautioned that institutions alone won't save us.

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Errol Morris

Noam Chomsky and Hilary Putnam on how language connects us to the world.

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David Runciman

Tocqueville warned us about democratic fatalism. But as Steven Pinker’s new book shows, fatalism is a permanent feature of modern politics.

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David Moscrop

The philosopher Herbert Marcuse saw machines as our greatest hope for real liberty. But in Trump’s America, automation feels more totalitarian than ever.