Blog Archives for January 2011

Vegetarianism: moral stance or mere preference?

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
January 26, 2011

If there are no compelling ethical reasons supporting vegetarianism, it risks degenerating to the level of preference.

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Political discourse must improve, but let’s not overreach

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
January 17, 2011

Americans are right to condemn harsh political rhetoric, but we shouldn't expect discourse that is nice and neat.

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Considering some common objections to philosophy

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
January 10, 2011

People often tell me that philosophy is esoteric and useless. Are they correct?

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