Few moments in the history of thought have been as much the subject of dispute
The Light of the Past
Hopes are not ungrounded if their signposts are real
Vive la Republic
The basic rule of Kant’s moral reasoning
And End, not a Mean
The Enlightenment held movement, not rest, to be the key to human happiness
My Perfection, your Happiness
Strictly speaking, right cannot be a matter of knowledge, though it’s often the thing we want to know most of all.
Between Is and Ought
Religion is a way of expressing reverence and morality that are felt in every culture we know
Loving Life in All its Forms
You need not be Peter Pan to feel uneasy about the prospect of becoming adult.
Harder Than you Think
The idea of injustice, of bad things happening to good people, has ancient and universal resonance
A Natural Right for All
The Enlightenment’s appeal to reason began as opposition to authority that had been inherited but never justified.
Bringing the Is and Ought together
Enlightenment thinkers were all the more keen to keep the parts of religion they held essential as faith in traditional Christianity became more difficult to retain
A Reaction to Truth?
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