“Freedom And Determinism: What We Can Learn From The Failures Of Two Pretty Good Arguments”

(This essay first appeared at 3 Quarks Daily. Reprinted with permission.)
by CHARLIE HUENEMANN

The “Consequence Argument” is a powerful argument for the conclusion that, if determinism is true, then we have no control over what we do or will do. The argument is straightforward and simple Continue reading “Freedom And Determinism: What We Can Learn From The Failures Of Two Pretty Good Arguments”

Review of Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics In Its Place

©John Danaher (Reprinted with Permission)

Aristotle once said that humans are political by their nature. Certainly, political processes and institutions are central to human life. But are they everything? Is everything we do inherently political? And, more importantly, should everything we do be seen to be inherently political? Continue reading Review of Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics In Its Place