The influential philosopher and educator, who died Friday, exemplified the spirit of engagement, uncompromising thought and civility we need today.
Both Cesar Chavez and Simone Weil starved their bodies for spiritual and political reasons. Why is only one of them remembered as anorexic?
A professor responds to readers’ arguments against affirmative action.
Every year when the decorations come down from the attic, time goes both ways at once.
Christmas is a reminder of the radical power of humility, amazement and embracing the Other.
Our species possesses inherent value, but we are devastating the earth and causing unimaginable animal suffering.
I have a rational argument for my position. But I want to hear yours.
If I attempt to control a conversation based on the fact of my gender, I may be a bully, looking for a way to humiliate you. But I may be justified.
Philosophers have been talking about skepticism for a long time. Some of those insights can shed light on our public discourse regarding climate change.
When cracks start to appear in the world order, the old textbook timeline just won’t do.