Left-Leaning Bias in Ethics Textbooks

April 13, 2017 Natural Lawyer 32

Introductory courses in applied ethics often utilize anthologies that purport to offer a balanced series of pro/con readings on any number of controversial moral issues. The readings contained in these textbooks are intended by their editors to be representative of the strongest arguments made [Continue reading]

Je suis Jordan Peterson!

December 4, 2016 Jan Sobieski IV 18

I don’t like virtue signaling. The moral narcissism of having the French or Rainbow flag silhouette behind your Facebook profile picture is off-putting. Tweeting insipid hashtags like #Notmypresident or #LoveTrumpsHate aren’t courageous stands. Costing nothing, they’re easy and seemingly done [Continue reading]

Class Therapy

November 18, 2016 Ragnar 12

Half of my feed is profs/grad students explaining how instead of teaching they conducted group therapy sessions with their students. Seriously, GTFO. First, your students need to grow up–no participation trophies for losing elections. That dumb sticker is all you [Continue reading]

Leiter on ‘Bigotry’

October 6, 2016 Ideal Observer 29

In a post yesterday, Brian Leiter continued to report on the Swinburne controversy. He also responded to my comment regarding his original post. On the one hand — aside from his silly and tendentious characterization of the traditional Christian view of [Continue reading]

The Hypocrisy of Academic Philosophy

October 3, 2016 Criticus Ferox 64

Recently, the American Philosophical Association sent out a letter to members soliciting money. (For anyone who doesn’t know, the APA is an anti-male, anti-white, anti-American activist group that pretends to be a professional organization for academic philosophy. But put that [Continue reading]

Did Swinburne get Swindled?

September 26, 2016 Conservatrarian 37

Update: Rod Dreher provides more evidence of the vile hatred directed toward Swinburne here. In case you haven’t already heard, the philosophy gossip blogs are buzzing about the controversy that ensued when an orthodox Christian philosopher defended orthodox Christian ethics at a Society [Continue reading]