Who better than an atheist philosopher to point out the flaws in the arguments of those who insist on a Godless cosmos?
For Smith, commerce is not about consenting to contracts but individuals surfing waters highly charged with solemnities of ritual, trust, and reverence.
Are we moderns destined always to think that consciousness ultimately reduces to matter?
Populism is shot through with the search for nobility, whether in farm animals, vegetables, cakes, sneakers, hubs and engines, or human talents.
Graham McAleer is a professor of philosophy at Loyola University Maryland. His latest book is Veneration & Refinement: The Ethics of Fashion, an open source web book found at www.ethicsoffashion.com.