In this public radio broadcast, Georgetown University philosopher Jason Brennan makes the case for an “epistocracy”: the rule of the knowledgeable.
Philosophy can seem a daunting subject in which to dabble. But there are many wonderful books on philosophy that tackle big ideas without requiring a PhD to digest.
Here are six top picks for reading material from philosophers across Australia.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.
The best of the philosophical internet from The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Cut, Literary Hub, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Quartz, The Daily Utah Chronicle, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, Aeon, Al Jazeera, Big Think and Vox.
In the sixth century, Pope Gregory I compiled an infamous list of seven deadly sins. Of these seven, sloth is the only sin that shares its name in English with an animal. But are these curious animals truly guilty of vice?