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The Four Seasons: Inequality in Luxury Hotels

As tourists walk across the Széchenyi Lánchíd Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, they approach the stunning Gresham Palace. The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace obtains a remarkable site due to the panoramic view of the famous Danube River, Buda Castle, and Fisherman’s Bastion from the front rooms of the hotel. 2,813 more words

Keep Your Lips Off the Blarney Stone (if you don't want to piss of kant)

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately.

They say that a philosopher is by definition a lover of wisdom.

Because the philosopher loves wisdom, he realizes that to genuinely know something, that something must be true. 1,290 more words

Hippocratic Class Oath

These are the responses I have gotten for our class oath:

As a manager…

  • I lead by example and make decisions in the best interest of my firm, employees, and society.
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Is there 'grit' in your school shoes?

Opinion piece written by Stephen Rogers.

The UK Department for Education (DfE) recently announced a new award for those English schools that promote ‘character':

 “Schools and organisations that offer activities promoting character in pupils will see these programmes expanded through a new £3.5 million fund, designed to place character education on a par with academic learning for pupils across the country. 2,153 more words

Opinion Pieces

Stoicism, then and now

by Massimo Pigliucci

New Scientia Salon video, featuring another conversation between Dan Kaufman and yours truly. This one covers ground we have treated before [1]: the current revival of Stoicism as a practical philosophy. 209 more words


Aristotle's Virtue Ethics

Aristotle’s ethics is up next in my moral theory class. Here are some resources for learning about Aristotle’s classic version of virtue ethics.


Virtue, Narrative, and the Moral Identity

Virtue ethics and narrative ethics (or, more accurately, narrative approaches to ethics) have both made something of a comeback in modern moral philosophy, with many ethicists and moral philosophers claiming that virtue ethics simply make more sense in the modern than, say, ethical theories built on laws and duties. 708 more words