Tag Archives: institutionalism

Something’s odd about the marriage campaign

Marriage is a fascinating case study in the history of ideas. The same-sex marriage campaign is interesting in a way. Originally marriages were not registered, that is being married was regarded as a relation between two people. Overtime, legal requirements … Continue reading

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Notes on a scandal. Towards a theory of the institutional origins of academic and pop-cultural relativism.

Why are non-philosophers so attracted to philosophical relativism? Seriously, please tell us. Things seem to have gotten a little better over the last five years. Nonetheless there was a period in which being a relativist, about truth, morality and other … Continue reading

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