Philosophy

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Is Stealing Really Wrong?

In this video, Kate Manne, a philosophy professor at Cornell University,  offers a critical examination of the traditional notion that stealing is inherently wrong. She focuses...

Libertarian Paternalism: An Introduction

We’re now over a month into the new year – how are those resolutions coming? Even if you didn’t happen to make any for...

(How) Does Capitalism Incentivize? Part II

This post originally appeared June 16, 2015. My last post discussed the bifurcated incentivization structure of capitalism: owners profit while workers become disempowered by working harder....

Is Envy Always Malicious? (Part Two)

When I was 8, I started ballet. I was a disciplined kid who took everything seriously, and dance quickly became a great passion of  mine....
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Does Knowledge Matter?

In February, Dr. Michael Hannon presented his talk "Does Knowledge Matter" as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted by the Prindle Institute...

(How) Does Capitalism Incentivize? Part I

This post originally appeared June 9, 2015. In my youth my parents would defend capitalism by saying that it incentivized work in contrast to communism....
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The Power To Do the Impossible

In February, Dr. Brandon Carey of Columbia Basin College presented his talk "The Power To Do the Impossible" as a part of the Young Philosophers...

What Should You Do in the Face of Moral Disagreement?

Are we entitled to trust our moral judgments over the judgment of others? That is the central question taken up in this article by...
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The Threshold for Knowledge

In February, Dr. Michael Hannon presented his talk "The Threshold for Knowledge" as a part of the Young Philosophers Lecture Series hosted by the Prindle...

Education and a Free Society: Part Two

Contributing Scholar Pamela J. Hobart on a libertarian form of education.