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Hooray for you

There’s a wonderful speech at the end of Paris is Burning, Jennie Livingston’s stirring documentary film about the drag ball culture created by gay and transgender black and brown folks in NYC during the 80s. 691 more words

Talk at BETİM: Kant's Anthropology - by Marc Rölli (Zürich), Thu. 28 May 2015

Kant’s Anthropology: Between Universalism and Inegalitarianism

Prof. Dr. Marc Rölli, Zürich (Switzerland)

Thu. 28 May 2015, 5.15 – 7.15 pm

(Talk in English)

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Ethics

Yes, Little Buddha Boy, There is a Spoon.

*with apologies to The Matrix.

“Do not try and bend the spoon. That’s impossible. Instead only try to realise the Truth: there is no spoon. Then you’ll see that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.” 186 more words

Storytelling: The Sci-Fi Fan's ROI

Warning: Agents of SHIELD and Arrow spoilers

Sci-Fi consumers are privy to a factoid casual viewers never seem to understand (or, possibly, don’t care to, which is fair). 3,636 more words

Philosophy

Let's ponder. Is there truly such a thing as a selfless act?

We all try to be good people, well most of us in this world. We hold the door for others behind us, we say “Thank you” and “You’re Welcome” and display other acts of kindness. 433 more words

The Gelopy Flow

A Metaethics for Rossian Deontology

I have titled this paper A Metaethics for Rossian Deontology. I will be doing four things in this talk. First, I will be giving a few reasons as to why deontological theories are superior to utilitarian theories. 3,597 more words

Philosophy

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Pour un discours normalisé ou anormal: Kant face à Stout, Stout face à Kant

Dans “Réponse à la question: Qu’est-ce que les Lumières?”, Kant se donne pour tâche de garantir “la plus inoffensive de toutes les libertés, celle de faire publiquement usage de sa raison en toutes choses” et, par là même, de fonder le progrès des lumières dans un discours public de type normalisé. 320 more words

Philosophy