Articles tagged with philosophy

A recording of a virtual roundtable to honor the life and work of Charles W. Mills.

Oded Na’aman

How philosophical thinking can make truthfulness possible even when the truth can barely be fathomed.

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

Images seized from enslaved people are not private property to be owned, but ancestors to be cared for.

Paul Linden-Retek

Signed seventy years ago, the UN Convention on Refugees gives form to a humanitarian ideal, but states still judge what counts as harm and who deserves protection.

Becca Rothfeld

Three new books explore the gap between sex that is good and sex that is virtuous, making the complexities of desire central to our conversations about sexual ethics.

Nicolas Guilhot

Conspiracy theories like QAnon are ultimately a social problem rather than a cognitive one. We should blame politics, not the faulty reasoning of individuals.

John Crowley

A recent government report gave UFOs a rebrand, but so many basic questions remain unanswered.

Simon Torracinta

For economist Albert O. Hirschman, social planning meant creative experimentation rather than theoretical certainty. We could use more of his improvisatory optimism today.

Annette Zimmermann

Justice demands that we think not just about profit or performance, but above all about purpose.

Judith Levine

The penalties of gender and sexual violence are not equally distributed, but psyche violence is genderless.