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Agnes Callard

Agnes Callard is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Philosophy at the University of Chicago. She received her BA from the University of Chicago in 1997 and her PhD from Berkeley in 2008. Her primary areas of specialization are ancient philosophy and ethics. She is the author of Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming.

Knowing takes radical collaboration: an openness to being persuaded as much as an eagerness to persuade.

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Two new books take aim at the moral failures of meritocracy. But we can advocate for a more just society without giving up on merit.

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A new book wants us to navigate life’s crossroads with the precision of a military exercise. But personal decisions are more difficult than even the most consequential political decisions.

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There are two problems with anger: it is morally corrupting, and it is completely correct. 

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Final response: Anger is always unhealthy.

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