Value and Gun Rights

The American Dream IntroductionI’ve mentioned before that philosophers distinguish between lumpers and splitters. Splitters take a category of things, actions, concepts and show that there are important distinctions to be made within that category such that we should really see it as two (or more) distinct categories. For example, someone might argue that ‘motor vehicle’ […]

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Gun Control Policy in Public Spaces

IntroductionCan you write something about guns in the US of A without pissing off a large portion of your audience? Not likely. But let me try to propose a policy that has elements that both sides might endorse (excluding the most extreme ends of the spectrum).A little auto-biographyAs a Canadian born to pacifist parents, the […]

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