Provocations

by Daniel A. Kaufman __ American politics is dead, or at least, it’s so completely fucked that it would be better off dead.  What we call “politics” today, when compared to the genuine article, is a little bit like UFC when compared to boxing.  At some level, everyone knows that beating to a bloody pulp someone who is already down […]

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The Special Standing of Moral Skepticism

by Daniel A. Kaufman I want to describe a kind of moral skepticism that I believe enjoys special standing.  It is skeptical, insofar as it denies that there are good reasons for believing in moral properties.   It has special standing, because unlike general skepticism – by which I mean, skepticism about the external world – the doubts it describes are […]

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