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Right-of-Way: the Grand Compromise Necessary in Western Thought

Jesus said, “He who is greatest among you must be servant of all.” Did he really mean what you think he meant?

When I was a kid I used to watch Star Trek like some people would go to church. 2,750 more words

Philosophy

Some afterthoughts on Rio Paralympics

Paralympics are over, and with them the cycle of Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Once again the city was able to put up a good show, and thankfully all went well in the Cidade Maravilhosa. 964 more words

Current Events

E19 - Rawls and Nozick

The last episode, in which we deal with the two intellectual giants of the 20th century – John Rawls and Robert Nozick.

https://historyofliberalism.files.wordpress.com/2016/07/thole19.mp3

Podcast

Sensitivity and Deductive Closure

This is the term paper that I wrote for my class PH2243 Epistemology. Only the introduction, the conclusion, and the list of works cited are posted here. 500 more words

English Writing

Love's Bond | Robert Nozick

In “Love’s Bond,” Robert Nozick makes several fantastic claims and redefines words whose connotations are different for everyone. Some of his claims border on gross generalizations, but all of them are rooted in the following premise: what all types of love have in common is that the other person’s well-being becomes our own. 641 more words

Critical Reflections