Against Open Borders

February 8, 2017 Bob le flambeur 24

While our left-wing colleagues are up in arms over an executive order that is unlikely to have a significant impact on immigration to the US, it may be worth reflecting on the philosophical case for open borders. From a right-wing [Continue reading]

On What Doesn’t Seem to Matter

December 28, 2016 Bob le flambeur 5

In response to the 2016 US presidential election, the American Philosophical Association (APA) issued the following statement (for a parody, see this post): Leading up to the United States presidential election one month ago and in the weeks since, the nation [Continue reading]

Closet Conservatives

December 12, 2016 Bob le flambeur 16

Conservatives in philosophy face an uphill battle as soon as they decide to come out and defend their views. Everyone who has ever tried to publish an article or a book that is critical of progressive views on, for example, [Continue reading]