“The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience. It would be easy, however, to destroy that good conscience by shouting to them: if you want the happiness of the people, let them speak out […]
Nathan Nobis finds good news in the latest book from Kant scholar Christine Korsgaard.
Catherine Wilson explains its relevance to modern problems.
Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay on contemporary sophistry.
It’s sometimes said that philosophy bakes no bread, but the podcast featured in this issue literally proclaims otherwise. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a radio program and podcast about all things ethical and political, but also about just plain life. The cohosts, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio, even did an episode on (you guessed it) […]
Ronald Loeffler invites us in to Brandom’s world.
Amy Olberding on the problems civility solves.
Massimo Pigliucci on the Stoic’s answers.
Nicholas Allott on Chomsky at 90
Philosophy Bakes Bread takes philosophy to the streets: a Q&A with Eric Thomas Weber
Margaret Betz finds wonder in The Three Escapes of Hanna Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth, by Ken Krimstein.