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Protesting is sensible, lobbying is unrealistic.

I’m sick of hearing that protests don’t work, that they are “unrealistic” and “idealistic”, and that what we need is “sensible” lobbying campaigns. The empirical research, and the social scientists working on the issue (not to mention vast reams of … 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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