Philosophy & Ethics

Bruce Springsteen: An American Aristotle

In the recently released film Blinded by the Light, Pakistani teenager Javed discovers commitment and courage through the music of Bruce Springsteen. Based on journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s 1980s memoir, the dreams and frustrations of a working-class boy fr ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 13 2019 - 5:00am

How National Stereotypes Killed The Dream Of 19th Century Philosophers

Nationalist politics continue to gain support across the European continent, from the UK to Italy, France, Hungary and Poland. Meanwhile, the concept of “Europe” has become a rallying cry for those who want to resist what they see as a constraining, inade ...

Article - The Conversation - Sep 15 2019 - 2:01pm