Will A.I. Be The Death of Us?

by Charles Justice ____ Here are a number of scenarios, most of them science fiction, that have to do with computers or machines taking over the world: An apprentice learns a magic trick for making a tool take over all the work of cleaning his master’s workshop, but he can’t figure out how to shut... Continue Reading →

Liberalism, Diversity and Social Cohesion

by Kevin Currie-Knight ___ I am not as sure as I once was, and I suppose that means I’m doing this “getting older” thing right. What am I not so sure of? For the last ten years or so, I have been convinced that the technological and cultural inertia toward increased diversity and pluralism is... Continue Reading →

Immigration and Freedom: A Conversation with Chandran Kukathas

by Kevin Currie-Knight ____ Kevin talks with Chandran Kukathas (Singapore Management University) about his new book Immigration and Freedom, as well as his pluralistic approach to political philosophy. In the book, Kukathas argues that immigration restrictions not only problematically restrict the freedom of immigrants but also of citizens, and that many gains that immigration proponents/skeptics... Continue Reading →

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