Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “philosophy”

The Benedict Option & Antipolitical Politics

Why rebels like Karol Wojtyla, Dorothy Day, Wendell Berry and Vaclav Havel are our models

Posted May 19th, 2015

The Good, the True, & the Beautiful

Which books would you put on your Good, True, Beautiful reading list?

Posted March 11th, 2015

Rawlsian Opposition to Gay Marriage

A case against same-sex marriage, based on Rawlsian principles of liberal neutrality

Posted February 10th, 2015

P.C. Not Necessarily Tempest in a Teapot

How campus crackpottery has a way of making its way into the broader culture

Posted January 30th, 2015

God Is Not Found Through Science

Francis Beckwith’s response to Eric Metaxas

Posted January 2nd, 2015

Matthew Franck Sorts Out Marquette

First Things writer: No heroes in Marquette controversy, only blunderers

Posted December 18th, 2014

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