On Fatherhood

My friend Kurt Armstrong organized a night of short talks about fatherhood at St. Margaret's Anglican church in Winnipeg. The week before a panel of mothers gave their talks. It was a small gathering but very powerful. Probably the highlight of the night on fatherhood was listening to Dustin Beniston's deeply moving talk about being …

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Markets are not morally inert

Is economics an independent science, or a branch of moral and political philosophy as it was for Adam Smith? Here are two intelligent critiques of the idea that markets are morally inert. We've been watching Michael Sandel's popular Harvard course on Justice in philosophy club. Here is some valuable background. It turns out Michael Sandel …

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