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Imagine discovering that your grandfather was a serial killer. Would you feel guilty about it? Would you be at all tempted to contact the families of his victims? Philosophers have long thought that...

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There's an old saying -- “One person’s terrorist is another person’s freedom fighter.”  That suggests the words “terrorism” and “terrorist” are contested terms. Are these words so entangled in rhetoric and polemics that they're useless for objective philosophical discussion?

June 26, 2014 | 2 comments | Read More »

Ken: If I stuck a turd on a plate and called it “Dinner,” would you think that was art?

John: Well, I’d rather call it art than dinner...

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