• Political Philosophy

    Instead of Post-Truth: Man-Made Truthlikeness Bearers

    –Ingvar Johansson Politics, many political commentators and political scientists are claiming has entered a new era: post-truth politics. Where such politics reigns, the question whether in political discussions, seemingly factual assertions, explanations and narratives are true or false is no longer regarded as interesting. Neither among the politicians who speak nor among the public addressed. Mostly, the dawning of the era is proclaimed to be 2016, and I see no reason to contest this. The [...]
  • Politics

    Intellectual Vocation & Political Struggle in the Trump Moment

    -Cornel West I have no monopoly on the truth you can see and I have no monopoly on beauty either, but I am involved in a quest for truth and goodness and justice and as a Christian based on that rich prophetic legacy of Jerusalem, love of the holy. So I want to begin on a very personal note, a very existential note before we get into talking about vocation and struggle, my dear brother [...]
In the Spotlight

A Case of the Deadlock of Political Correctness | Slavoj Žižek

On a US campus, an incident took place recently: a group of young Latino workers were restoring the façade of a house on a plateau that overlooked a nearby swimming pool where a group of young women were sunbathing in bikinis, and the workers started to throw at them flirtatious [...]
  • Moral Philosophy
    -Brad Hooker By the phrase “basic moral theory”, I mean a set of propositions providing ultimate grounds for moral requirements, moral prohibitions, moral permissions, and moral virtues, as well as for supererogation, i.e., what is above and beyond the call [...]
  • Instead of Post-Truth: Man-Made Truthlikeness Bearers

    Instead of Post-Truth: Man-Made Truthlikeness Bearers

    -Ingvar Johansson Politics, many political commentators and political scientists are claiming has entered a new era: post-truth politics. Where such politics reigns, the question whether in political discussions, seemingly factual assertions, explanations and narratives are true or false is no longer regarded as interesting. [...]