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Spanish translation of “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship”

“Lo que la Ética Empresarial Puede Aprender del Emprendimiento.” The Spanish translation of my essay is by Walter Jerusalinsky and published online at Idóneos e-magazine. The essay was first published in English as “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship” … Continue reading

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The Counter-Enlightenment Attack on Reason [EP audiobook]

This is the second chapter of the audiobook version of Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault. Chapter Two: The Counter-Enlightenment Attack on Reason [mp3] [YouTube] [72 minutes] Enlightenment reason, liberalism, and science [mp3] [YouTube] The beginnings of … Continue reading

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Enjoying Chicago

Towers near LUC‘s downtown Water Tower campus. (Click images to enlarge.) And the view from my office window.

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Profiles in Liberty — series trailer

Forthcoming in January 2012. Profiles in Liberty main page.

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Subprime mortgage crisis — history flowchart

Here is a simplified flowchart, developed for my business ethics courses, reflecting my understanding of subprime mortgages’ contribution to the crisis. Let me emphasize that this is only about the subprime contribution of the overall crisis. Fannie Mae and Freddie … Continue reading

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Fiery Catalan independence

How is this for an oath of allegiance to one’s monarch? “We, who are as good as you, swear to you, who are no better than us, to accept you as our king and sovereign lord, provided you observe all … Continue reading

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Hindsight and future resolve [Section 40 of Nietzsche and the Nazis]

[This is Section 40 of Nietzsche and the Nazis.] Part 8. Conclusion: Nazi and Anti-Nazi Philosophies 40. Hindsight and future resolve We know from historical hindsight that it took a world war to defeat the Nazis. Tens of millions of … Continue reading

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On the “blond beast” and racism [Section 28 of Nietzsche and the Nazis]

[This is Section 28 of Nietzsche and the Nazis.] 28. On the “blond beast” and racism Take the phrase “the blond beast.” In recoiling from what he saw as a flaccid nineteenth-century European culture, Nietzsche often called longingly for “some … Continue reading

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