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Lo sgretolamento della “ trama della ragione pubblica” in Italia.

Il filosofo italiano Sebastiano Maffettone nel suo testo “La Pensabilità del Mondo” intitola un capitolo “La Fragile della trama della Ragione Pubblica”: il concetto non è suo ma del filosofo… 583 more words

Politica Italiana

Justice, obligation and disobedience: causes for reflection from Catalonia and the world.

The situation in Catalonia gives us a cause for reflection on the so called concept of political obligation: it is a philosophical concept which has to do with the respect of laws and under which circumstances laws can be broken. 785 more words


Consequentialism versus Justice

by Tim Harding

There are several objections to consequentialism as a basis for morality.  Some of these objections are of considerable scholarly interest to philosophers; but I think the most powerful objection is that adherence to consequentialism can in some cases result in injustice.  1,707 more words

Essays And Talks

A Normative Ethical Framework in Climate Change by Marco Grasso — A Summary

Title: A Normative Ethical Framework in Climate Change
Author: Marco Grasso
Publication: Climatic Change, Vol. 81, No. 3–4 (2007)
Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-006-9158-7

Before beginning, make yourself comfortable with the following concepts. 1,828 more words


Remembering Dick Gregory and Debating Animal Rights

I’ve been thinking a lot about Dick Gregory, a dazzling comedian, sharp social critic, and tireless civil rights and antiwar activist who passed away last Saturday. 149 more words


Der neutrale Staat

Leitlinien eines liberalen Staates – Teil 1

Ein liberaler Staat kann sein Handeln an unterschiedlichen Leitprinzipien ausrichten. Gemein ist diesen Leitlinien der Wunsch die größtmögliche Freiheit für die größtmögliche Zahl an Menschen zu realisieren, doch die Eigenheiten dieser Denkansätze führen in der konkreten Ausprägung zu verschiedensten Ergebnissen. 1,773 more words