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Kantianism, Utilitarianism and Consistency (with a Postscript)

In this paper, I shall argue that Kantianism is consistent throughout Trolley Driver, Bystander at the Switch and Transplant. First, I will explain the three main premises of Kantianism. 1,349 more words

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May 25

MY heart leaps up when I behold
A Rainbow in the sky:
So was it when my life began;
So is it now I am a Man;

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Interview with Charles Lockwood, Summer Session Participant

This post is part of a series of interviews with our incoming class for the “Virtue & Happiness” 2016 Summer Seminar. Charles Lockwood is Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Oberlin College. 497 more words

Virtue, Happiness, & The Meaning Of Life

Eros and Civilization (Marcuse)

Marcuse reworks Freud’s categories from the individual to society. To paraphrase Henry van Til, Marcuse is Freud externalized. There is a dialectic between the Eros principle and the Thanatos principle. 644 more words

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Immanuel Kant - Perpetual Peace - Session 3

In his appendices  to Perpetual Peace Kant anticipates an objection to his utopian proposal. He is clearly aware of the radical nature of the preliminary and definitive articles that he outlines in the body of his essay. 524 more words

Cosmopolitanism

May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law. – Immanuel Kant http://ift.tt/1TUfEbq

Immanuel Kant

Practice makes perfect. Oh yeah?!

Yes or No?
Do it or Don’t?
Right or Wrong?

“While these are words so mundane that you may wonder why they are here now, have you wondered why you use them? 459 more words

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