Articles tagged with philosophy

Lida Maxwell

Changing our habits of consumption is not enough.

Robert Pollin

When it comes to growth, the devil is in the details.

Philip Kitcher

Science is always undertaken from a definite point of view, a new book concedes. But it enlarges our knowledge of the world through the interplay of different perspectives.

What if “post-growth living” could be an opportunity for greater pleasure, not less?

Kieran Setiya

In his new book, philosopher William MacAskill implies that humanity’s long-term survival matters more than preventing short-term suffering and death. His arguments are shaky.

Seyla Benhabib

The wide-ranging philosopher had the uncanny ability to bring very different traditions into conversation.

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Alice Crary Lori Gruen

The systems that harm animals go hand in hand with systems that harm humans. Combating them requires inter-species solidarity.

Alice Crary

How four women defended ethical thought from the legacy of positivism.

M. Andler

Apps like Tinder and OkCupid should make an ethical commitment to freeing their services from a gender binary. It would help all users, queer and straight alike.

Meena Krishnamurthy

Though a means of escaping and undermining racial injustice, the practice comes with own set of costs and sacrifices.