Category Archives: Philosophy

Os filósofos são ignorantes no que tange à política?

Esclarecimento inicial: eu sou um filósofo e essa nova coluna no site The Good Life tratará de tópicos como a natureza humana, o conhecimento, o sentido da vida e, é claro, a política. Permitam-me começar citando algumas das opiniões de … Continue reading

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Upcoming lectures in Buenos Aires, Argentina

From November 3-8, I will be in Buenos Aires, Argentina to give five seminars in connection with the release of Explicando el Pósmodernismo, la crisis del socialismo, which is the Spanish translation of my Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from … Continue reading

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Campus Sex and the Anti-Sexiness of the New Authoritarians [new The Good Life column]

The opening of my latest column at EveryJoe: “Rape is among the most horrific of crimes. Sex should be a fun and beautiful thing – but rape takes that most personal of experiences and turns it into a degradation. “There … Continue reading

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On not telling other people what to do

The cartoon reminds me of two quotations from John Locke and John Stuart Mill. Locke on freedom of choice for students: “great care is to be taken, that [education] be never made as a business to him, nor he look … Continue reading

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Explicando el Posmodernismo, la crisis del socialismo — publisher’s site

The Spanish translation of Explicando el Posmodernismo is now out, and here is the publisher’s site for the book. Also, here’s information about the other editions and translations: English expanded edition, Persian, Swedish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, audiobook, e-book, and more.

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Conservatives against Free-market Capitalism [new The Good Life column]

The opening of my latest column at EveryJoe: “After beating up on some ‘left’ icons (here, here, and here, for example), it’s time to give some grief to the ‘right.’ “American political vocabulary tends to sort people into liberals on … Continue reading

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13 argumentos para o capitalismo liberal em 13 minutos [texto]

Stephen R. C. Hicks Departamento de Filosofia e Centro para a Ética e Empreendedorismo Rockford University, Illinois, USA 1º Argumento Primeiro, vamos definir nossos termos. Por “liberalismo” nos referimos a um conjunto de princípios que são institucionalizados. Os cientistas políticos … Continue reading

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Our Che Guevara Problem [new The Good Life column]

The opening of my latest column at EveryJoe: “Chances are good that someone you know owns a Che t-shirt. Romanticized versions of Ernesto Guevara Lynch’s bearded face are popular on campuses and elsewhere — so popular that the American chain … Continue reading

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