Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “philosophy”

On Ebola, a ‘Philosophical Choice’

How much do our individual and collective responses to the virus depend on the way we see the world — especially institutions?

Posted October 13th, 2014

You Can’t Escape Metaphysics

Alasdair MacIntyre, from a 1993 review of Iris Murdoch’s philosophical study Metaphysics …

Posted July 28th, 2014

Why Philosophy Still Matters

Philosopher Clancy Martin writes enthusiastically about a new book attempting to engage …

Posted April 2nd, 2014

Inside Putin’s Head

David Brooks says that if we’re going to understand what makes Vladimir …

Posted March 4th, 2014

Is Atheism Rational?

In a New Yorker essay reviewing a series of recent books about …

Posted February 11th, 2014

Philosophy By Storytelling

When I was an undergraduate, the most exciting, life-changing class I took …

Posted April 28th, 2013

Can Real Philosophers Be Childless?

Parenthood is the source of so many philosophical challenges.

Posted December 12th, 2012