Let’s Go for a Stroll

The Care Bears as virtue ethicists? Brandon Watson goes there.  He’s been on a roll lately, exposing the uselessness of Eric Holder’s ethical support for assassinations, explaining why ethics is public, and, of course, relating the Care Bears to Aristotle and Hume.

Alyssa Rosenberg reflects on an essay by Jane Espenson.

Conor Friedersdorf considers Dennis Kucinich’s defeat.

Are Derrida and formal logic your things?  New APPS has a symposium on Paul Livingston’s Derrida and Formal Logic.

A new entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy touches on pluralist theories of truth.  Also in philosophy news, The Other Journal has a fascinating interview with Richard Kearney on evil, ethics, and imagination.  (H/T: The Stone)

Kyle Cupp

Kyle Cupp is a freelance writer who blogs about culture, philosophy, politics, postmodernism, and religion. He is a contributor to the group Catholic blog Vox Nova. Kyle lives with his wife, son, and daughter in North Texas. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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3 Responses

  1. “Let’s Go for a Stroll” is a particularly awesome title for posts like this.

  2. Will Truman says:

    One of the best posts I ever wrote (in my previous identity) actually involved the Care Bear ethos and a (platonic) relationship with a devotee that fell apart in part because I did not share that philosophy.