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"Jacking-off a Minor Architecture:" republication with a new preface

“Jacking-off a Minor Architecture,” an essay that I published in 1993, has just been re-published in the online journal Keep It Dirtyin an issue on “Filth.” Editor Christian Hite approached me this past spring, believing that the essay deserved to be read—and perhaps more widely—23 years after its original publication. 158 more words

Social Ethics

NEW Graduate Seminar on "Queer Aesthetics and Ethics"

COL5127H QUEER ETHICS AND AESTHETICS
Fall 2016

Instructor: John Paul Ricco
Time: Thursdays, 2-4PM
Location: Centre for Comparative Literature, 3rd floor of Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria University… 183 more words

Social Ethics

Paul the Apostle of Equality

Christian social and economic ethics does not fall neatly either on the left or the right of the political spectrum (obsolete as it arguably is anyway). 228 more words

Theory after Queer Theory and the Subject (and Objects)

I recently got around to reading the conversation between Tim Dean and Robyn Wiegman on the question of “critique.” It was published in a special issue of… 986 more words

Continental Philosophy

Faith & Economics: Toward a Kuyperian Political Economy

This week, my article on Abraham Kuyper and the relationship between ethics and economics was published in Faith & Economics. The abstract is below. The issue also includes two other articles and two response articles. 169 more words

Economics

Sustaining the Okanagan 13: Public Hardwood Lumber Woodlots

Plant a maple tree. Plant it beside a road.

Roads collect water. Roads shed water. Ditches, which line roads, collect water. Or maybe they’re just barren spaces, and just for show and meeting government regulations, but great for gophers, yes. 281 more words

Okanagan

Democracy and Social Ethics

“We have learned to say that the good must be extended to all society before it can be held secure by any one person or any one class; but we have not yet learned to add to that statement, that unless all men an all classes contribute to a good, we cannot even be sure that it is worth having.”

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