In praise of profanity. It arises from a meeting place of anger and gaiety. Are swear words, as a new book has it, just &ldquo;<strong>good dirty fun</strong>&rdquo;?

In praise of profanity. It arises from a meeting place of anger and gaiety. Are swear words, as a new book has it, just &amp;ldquo;good dirty
In praise of profanity. It arises from a meeting place of anger and gaiety. Are swear words, as a new book has it, just “good dirty [More]

In what way, exactly, is pop music popular? <strong>Successful songs</strong> may be covered again and again, but even the biggest hits inevitably fade

In what way, exactly, is pop music popular? Successful songs may be covered again and again, but even the biggest hits inevitably
In what way, exactly, is pop music popular? Successful songs may be covered again and again, but even the biggest hits inevitably [More]

Re-examining the <strong>Belle of Amherst</strong>. Emily Dickinson was allergic to orthodoxy, a resister of rules, and, in the parlance of Mount Holyoke, a &ldquo;No-Hoper&rdquo;

Re-examining the Belle of Amherst. Emily Dickinson was allergic to orthodoxy, a resister of rules, and, in the parlance of Mount Holyoke, a
Re-examining the Belle of Amherst. Emily Dickinson was allergic to orthodoxy, a resister of rules, and, in the parlance of Mount Holyoke, a [More]

Is Trump’s Presidency Legitimate?

Embed from Getty Images Representative John Lewis, a man who was nearly killed fighting for civil rights, has claimed that Trump is not a legitimate president. While some dismiss this as mere sour
Embed from Getty Images Representative John Lewis, a man who was nearly killed fighting for civil rights, has claimed that Trump is not a legitimate president. While some dismiss this as mere sour [More]

The Absolute In-Practice Human Right Against Torture

Ian Fishback argues that torture should never be allowed in
Ian Fishback argues that torture should never be allowed in [More]

Hens, Ducks, & Human Rights In China

Vittorio Bufacchi &amp; Xiao Ouyang discuss some philosophical &amp; linguistic
Vittorio Bufacchi & Xiao Ouyang discuss some philosophical & linguistic [More]

Virtual Colloquium: H.D.P. Burling, “Anselm, not Alston: The Reference of ‘God’ Revisited.”

Welcome to the first Virtual Colloquium of the spring term! Today&amp;#8217;s paper is &amp;#8220;Anselm, not Alston: The Reference of &amp;#8216;God&amp;#8217; Revisited&amp;#8221; by H.D.P. Burling. Hugh Burling is a
Welcome to the first Virtual Colloquium of the spring term! Today’s paper is “Anselm, not Alston: The Reference of ‘God’ Revisited” by H.D.P. Burling. Hugh Burling is a [More]

Is There A Human Right To Internet Access?

Jesse Tomalty considers what human rights are and how they’re
Jesse Tomalty considers what human rights are and how they’re [More]

News: February/March 2017

Irish President calls for more philosophy in schools • Judge rules on chimpanzee rights • Derek Parfit and Zygmunt Bauman dead — News reports by Anja Steinbauer and Katy
Irish President calls for more philosophy in schools • Judge rules on chimpanzee rights • Derek Parfit and Zygmunt Bauman dead — News reports by Anja Steinbauer and Katy [More]