As Eleanor seeks to become her best self, she realizes that moral improvement involves self-sacrifice, something she never thought about on Earth.
We are finite, contingent beings, and we must not presume that our reason is capable of transcending this to achieve a sort of God’s-eye view of reality.
Jonah Goldberg’s defense of the legacy of the Enlightenment ends up being mostly a rehearsal of boilerplate 20th-century American conservatism.
Steven Pinker makes a good case that something has been going right in the modern world, but you’re on your own if you want to define exactly what that is.
Peterson’s message is one focused on finding meaning, not fueling hate. Although it’s not a saving message, it’s one we’ll be hearing for a long time.
Jamelle Bouie gives us a critique of the Enlightenment from the Left, and it’s exactly what you were expecting: another excuse to call everyone racist.
Jonah Goldberg is certainly not naive about the role religion plays in the ‘miracle’ of western classical liberalism. ‘Suicide of the West’ is best understood as an apologetic to non-conservatives.
A New York Times Magazine hit piece says more about the mainstream media than it says about Jordan Peterson.
We can’t be content to view ‘Laurel Versus Yanny’ as a fun intellectual puzzle. No, somebody has to claim it proves everything is subjective.
Some conservatives are dismissing the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and trying to surrender its brilliant legacy to the enemies of Enlightenment on the Left.
James Madison is credited with debunking a prevailing suspicion that self-government was only possible on a smaller, state level.
Why do intellectuals still cling to Marxism? The answer is that Communism is ‘idealist’ in the strict philosophical sense. And that’s not a good thing.
Every time we invoke diversity, we are necessarily implying a deeper unity. Maybe that deserves some celebration, too.
Marco Rubio finally gets it right. We do need philosophers, and the past few years demonstrate just how badly we need them.
Scientist, bioethicist, and humanities professor Leon Kass’ new book, ‘Leading a Worthy Life: Finding Meaning in Modern Times,’ offers wisdom for everyone, but it is particularly useful for young people.
Because of his understanding of rationalism and psychological emphasis, Jordan Peterson prepares the soul more for Gnostic spirituality than Christian orthodoxy.
Twenty-five years ago, ‘Groundhog Day’ seemed like just a light screwball comedy. It has since been accepted as a beloved classic with unexpected depths.
Ta-Nehisi Coates has accidentally hit upon a central Christian doctrine that Christians refuse to talk about: We are guilty, and we can do nothing about it.
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