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What Is Enlightenment? (Was ist Aufklärung?) by Michel Foucault, 1978 (translation by Mathew Henson, 1992)

Let us linger a few moments over Kant’s text. It merits attention for several reasons.

To this same question, Moses Mendelssohn had also replied in the same journal, just two months earlier. 2,352 more words

Brooklyn

In St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians he makes the following claim, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in God.”  Such a claim is apropos of Immanuel Kant’s notion of private versus public use of reason, and is also the central theme of the film Brooklyn. 1,602 more words

Journalism and Ethics

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY SUBMITTED AS AN ETHICAL ANALYSIS CASE STUDY FOR A UNIVERSITY ESSAY IN 2015
ALL OPINIONS EXPRESSED ARE MY OWN.

Today’s news values are more complex than ever before. 1,703 more words

Journalism

Kant: Reconciling subjective and objective

This article is on Kant and research philosophy after ontologicalrealist asked me if I knew of the revolution that Kant had brought to research philosophy. You can read his take on it… 418 more words

Logic

Tuesday Quought: Heteronomy

“One doesn’t always have to formalize: Nietzsche thought that if God existed, the I is impossible. That may be very convincing, if A commands B, B no longer is autonomous, doesn’t have subjectivity anymore, but when in the course of thinking, you don’t stay in the formal, when you think from the contents, a situation called heteronomy has a totally different meaning.” (own translation), E.

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Boredom

Philosophy on waking up

Getting out of bed can be the worst, or the best part of your day. It all depends on your approach. In many ways, it’s kind of like reading philosophy and I say this because I forced myself to wake up and read up on… 562 more words

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