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[Starting Points] Do We Have Free Will?

The position that I have free will seems untenable for anyone less mighty than God. The position that I don’t have free will seems so far from being right that it isn’t even wrong.

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Newsletter: June 2022

Which stories we tell, and how we tell them, goes a long way toward articulating who we are and how we understand ourselves.

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Newsletter: April 2022

The Indian dramatist crafts distinctive emotional effects that allow the audience to savour those emotions; those emotional flavours, or rasas, culminate in a savouring of tranquility; and savouring tranquility offers a foretaste of the spiritual liberation that is our ultimate goal. Not at all bad for a night out at the theatre.

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[Starting Points] Aristotle on the Greatest Human Good

Suppose you could remove all the obstacles to a free and happy life: what would you do then? This is the question Aristotle wants to focus us on.

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