A Political and Literary Forum
Is digital life soulless or the site of a new transcendence?
The author of Walden was not an enemy of civic life.
Lori Gruen's Entangled Empathy.
Hubert Dreyfus and Charles Taylor's Retrieving Realism.
“Effective altruism,” the philanthropic movement founded on Peter Singer’s ideas, applies a consequentialist philosophy to the problem of global poverty.
Every day we transgress against our own longing to act well.
A minimally acceptable ethical life involves using a substantial part of one’s spare resources to make the world a better place.
This conversation is the tenth in the series, Trench Democracy: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.
Albert W. Dzur
And its cure.
“What should be the starting point for twenty-first-century thought?”
On Larry Siedentrop's Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism.
Scientists have discarded the moral authority that previously accrued to their vocation.
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David Theo Goldberg
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