A Political and Literary Forum
The place of dignity in democratic politics.
Philosopher Giorgio Agamben grapples with a humanity that has no work it must do.
Leland de la Durantaye
Martha Nussbaum argues that political emotion is the key to the good society.
The new book "With Dogs at the Edge of Life" asks whether we need less humanity, not more of it.
It is time for the United States to take responsibility for the war it encouraged in Syria.
Aziz Z. Huq
Most people own things they don’t really need. It is worth thinking about why.
Is digital life soulless or the site of a new transcendence?
The author of Walden was not an enemy of civic life.
Lori Gruen's Entangled Empathy.
Hubert Dreyfus and Charles Taylor's Retrieving Realism.
“Effective altruism,” the philanthropic movement founded on Peter Singer’s ideas, applies a consequentialist philosophy to the problem of global poverty.
Every day we transgress against our own longing to act well.
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