What are the philosophical arguments / frameworks that view at least seemingly consensual activities (e.g incest, killing (assisted suicide), mutilation, gay sex ) involving one or more autonomous ...
For a coming essay (university) I would like to analyze the modern concept of promises. However, I am having a fairly hard time finding sources that have previously discussed the topic. Besides ...
I am new to the field of philosophy and am trying presently to read and understand Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals. In the first essay, he talks about the popular morality and ressentiment; Which I ...
Consider this part of the Lord's Prayer: "and forgive (1) us our offenses, as we also have forgiven (2) our offenders" "perdoai (1) as nossas ofensas assim como nós perdoamos (2) a quem nos ...
It seems that absolute goodness is impossible to convince or to prove logically other than within religious communities. Q1) Am I thinking right here? If there is no absolute goodness except from ...
In a piece of journalism I read today But I've come to believe that there's also something deeper at work: that most of the world's people live with the legacy of slavery. Even in a nominal ...
I have been rereading Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals. The prose is moving, inasmuch as one is moved by prose (I am but very little), but the content seems to my eye poorly reasoned (relying ...
Throughout his works, Nietzsche conveys great praise for the Jewish people. However, he obviously does not admire the consequences of their accomplishments. In the first essay of On the Genealogy of ...
It is no secret that Nietzsche had contempt for democracy. In Beyond Good and Evil, he compared democrats, those people of democracy who think that humans are all equal and free, to a herd of farm ...