Open Letter to Daily Nous, re: Holly Lawford-Smith’s Unread Book

by Moti Gorin ____ CONTENT NOTE: This Open Letter depicts scenes of rhetorical violence and related violences. As writers who have both consumed and contributed comments on Daily Nous, we are disheartened, disappointed, deflated, and yet simultaneously righteously energized by editor Justin Weinberg’s recent platforming of a letter written to Oxford University Press on behalf... Continue Reading →

Free Speech and Academic freedom in 2020: A Conversation with David Ottlinger

by Daniel A. Kaufman ____ EA's own David Ottlinger and I discuss the ongoing efforts to silence, de-platform, and otherwise "Cancel" Professor Kathleen Stock, of the University of Sussex for her work and activism on sex and gender related issues; the Daily Nous's treatment of this subject; and the more general question of the capacity... Continue Reading →

Why I’m Not a Cosmo-Globalist and other Musings of a Politically Homeless Philosopher

by Daniel A. Kaufman __ Extensive reading and numerous discussions about the recent UK election and its significance for the United States, as well as an argument with my friend and colleague, Massimo Pigliucci, on Twitter has forced me to confront the fact that I am more politically homeless than I have ever been. (1)... Continue Reading →

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