German philosopher Martin Heidegger said that “Language is the house of being.” Well apparently, it is the house of morality as well. People who speak more than one language know the experience of being able to express certain emotions, judgements, … Continue reading
Looking back over the centuries, philosophy has often served society as the proto-discipline par excellance. It was the name given to the community of the wise, before that wisdom become specialized enough or technological enough to become some professionalized academic … Continue reading
“If the world were a movie, what would it be rated?” Steven Pinker, author of The Better Angels of our Nature, on the history and psychology of human violence.