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’ […]Read More Value and Gun Rights
Libertarianism: IntroI’ve been wanting to write a post on libertarianism for a while and since I have a ton of things I’m supposed to be doing right now, I thought now would be an excellent time. When I was philosophically naive I found libertarianism quite compelling. I think this is common for most youth–especially young […]Read More Libertarianism and Moral Obligation to Others
Hi everyone, once again thank you for visiting my humble blog. Knowing that a handful of people read this is very helpful in inspiring me to write. Before I continue and discuss Kant I’d like to share with you an experience I had. Obviously, I have a natural affinity to philosophy generally but sometimes I […]Read More Kant Vs Libertarians
KANT…Kant…kant… There are several philosophers that are notoriously difficult to interpret–one of the guys that falls squarely in that category is Immauel Kant. His name strikes fear into philosophy students around the woooooorld. Being the glutton for punishment that I am I decided to take the Kant seminar that is being offered at U […]Read More Kant, Libertarians, and The Bible, Oh, My!