Here's why rose-tinted glasses can cause logical problems.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a well-known philosopher laid out the characteristics that make up a rational person.
Arthur Schopenhauer, a 19th century pessimist, is notorious for preaching the futility of desire.
Faith in institutions is collapsing--and the phenomenon is not isolated to America.
Cows don’t belong to the natural world. They owe their existence to our selective breeding, not evolution.
G.K. Chesterton believed he had the answer.
How well can you spot holes in people's arguments?
A "sexpert" explains.
Instead of teaching woke literature that’s social justice compatible, the college is teaching Plato.
Many of these intellectual habits seem simple, but it takes years of education and discipline to cultivate them.
The discussion as to whether child sex dolls and child androids can reduce pedophilia offers an indication as to which philosophy reigns in America today.
The future in a representative capitalist democracy has never shown any inclination to permanency, but the volume and velocity of change approaching our species in the current age may be unprecedented.
Michael Wolff’s new book Fire and Fury paints an ugly portrait of President Trump—and shows the Founders were right when it came to power and the presidency.
Without traditional advertising, Instant Pot has become a best-selling item on Amazon, selling 215,000 units on Amazon Prime Day.
The freedom to disagree is what makes America so unique.
As one of America's earliest diplomats, Franklin had firsthand experience in gaining and maintaining valuable friendships.
Remember: Just because an argument is "valid" doesn't mean it's "sound".
If you are like me, you’ve resolved to make changes in your life only to experience the frustration of sliding back into old habits.
University of Toronto's Ronnie de Sousa has been a philosophy professor for over 50 years. One would hope he would avoid committing the fallacy of equivocation by now.
Though Wells and Orwell were debating in the era of Nazism, many of their arguments reverberate today in contemporary debates over science and policy.
“Kindness is love in action,” observed psychologist Robert Holden in his book 'Loveability.'
The monastery was the most influential institution in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Karl Marx doesn’t align with what’s important to Millennials.
It involves the destruction of an invaluable repository of social and collective memory.
“The personal is political” is a slogan that has a nice ring. But it's a philosophy that carries consequences.
G.K. Chesterton rejected optimism and pessimism because he found both to be expressions of a fatalistic approach to life.
It’s all because many decades ago the courts abandoned the principle that liberty and private property necessarily entail the right of freedom of association, which necessarily entails the right to discriminate.
Ever wonder what happens when you think? A French philosopher gives you a hand-drawn diagram to explain.