Rhetological Fallacies (errors and manipulations of rhetoric and logical thinking) by David McCandless.
The most senior Catholic Cardinal here in the UK recently outlined his argument against same-sex marriage. Here’s our rhetological matrix applied to his speech.
A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.
It’s a Saturday – how about a discussion?
A distinguished panel addresses this question on the occasion of the publication of Professor James Miller’s new book, Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche. Panelists include Simon Critchley, professor of philosophy at The New School for Social Research and author of The Book of Dead Philosophers; Anthony Gottlieb, author of The Dream of Reason, a three-volume history of philosophy; James Miller, professor of political science and chair of the Committee on Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research; Astra Taylor, independent filmmaker and director of Zizek! and Examined Life: Philosophy Is in the Streets; and Cornel West, author of Race Matters and Class of 1943 Professor at Princeton University. The panel will be moderated by Lewis H. Lapham, editor of Lapham’s Quarterly.
Ayn Rand - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
BBC News - Ayn Rand: Why is she so popular?
The Benefits and Hazards of the Philosophy of Ayn Rand: A Personal Statement by Nathaniel Branden, Ph.D.
Teacher and Student Resources - The Ayn Rand Institute