Philosophy

March 9, 2018

Why Walkable Cities Enjoy More Freedom

If you happen to visit Egypt and find yourself in the famous Tahrir Square, you might be puzzled: how could this space accommodate two million protesters? In fact, the square looked different […]
February 8, 2018

Reclaiming Our Monopoly On Choice

In the essay Politics as a Vocation, Max Weber was the first to identify “monopoly” as a constitutive characteristic of statehood. Though he meant it in terms of the use of physical […]
January 30, 2018

Speak Up or Give Up

“Here’s your receipt. You have to pay $30 for our translation services.” “But you said the price would range between $15-$20 yesterday when I made the order. You also promised it would […]
November 15, 2017

Why We Should Care About Political Authority

Over at Liberal Currents, Paul Crider has a thoughtful piece arguing that market-anarchism, which I take to mean either forms of anarcho-capitalism or forms of left market anarchism, is fundamentally a threat […]
November 13, 2015

We Need More Philosophers and Fewer Politicians

In Tuesday night’s GOP popularity contest, Marco Rubio claimed, “Welders make more than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers.” While the grammatically incorrect claim has already been debunked, what interests […]
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