Monthly Archives: August 2009

Should Laura Dekker be allowed to sail around the world?

What do people think about this case?  Should the Dutch have interfered with her and her parents?

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CFP: Hegel After Spinoza

Hegel After Spinoza: A Volume of Critical Essays Edited by Hasana Sharp and Jason SmithCall for Papers The names Hegel and Spinoza have come to represent two irreconcilable paths in contemporary philosophy. This opposition has taken different forms, but has … Continue reading

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McGill Visiting Fulbright Chair in the Theory and Practice of Federalism, 2010-2011

The deadline for all Canada-US visiting Fulbright Chairs has apparently been extended to September 30. The McGill Visiting Fulbright Chair in the Theory and Practice of Federalism is open to junior or senior scholars, doing empirical, normative, or theoretical work, … Continue reading

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New Online Resource for Research on the Public Sphere

Here is a very, very good resource for those doing research on the public sphere: http://publicsphere.ssrc.org/guide/ There’s lots of Habermas (of course) and Rawls (of course) but also a whole lot in addition.  I strongly recommend this resource.

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At the risk of starting another discussion on libertarianism… but for the record.

Kevin asked me to post these comments which I had hoped would make it onto the Molinari web page a long time ago. They provide a short response to some replies by Jan Narveson and Roderick Long to some comments … Continue reading

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R.I.P. G.A. Cohen

A philosophical giant has passed, quite suddenly and with what seemed to be so many years ahead of him.  How incredibly sad.  What a loss.

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