Do Our Biases Make Reasoning Impossible?
It's common for us to hear of a study or a report that comes to conclusions that conflict with our worldview, and dismiss it if we feel the source is biased. But what of... Learn more
What Makes A Great Ruler?
What qualities should a ruler or leader have? Socrates, in Plato’s Republic, opines that all kings should be philosophers – lovers of wisdom, with an understanding of... Learn more
What Is The Greatest Good?
What Is the Summum Bonum (The Greatest Good) that should occupy our priorities and is the end of all our endeavors? This was a key question among the ancient Greek... Learn more
What's Happened To The University?
The university has long been considered a place where different ideas could be discussed and debated with the hope of encouraging critical thinking and learning in... Learn more
What Is Justice?
Whether fighting for social reforms, or for cases in the legal system, we frequently appeal to Justice. We usually think of it in terms of treating people fairly or in... Learn more
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