ISIS and the instrumental rationality of its Apocalypse

by Sanjay Perera
This Ragnarök finale that ISIS is hung up on is in effect exemplary in its utilitarian approach of the ends justifies the means thinking that underlies the rationality of its Apocalypse. Continue reading ISIS and the instrumental rationality of its Apocalypse

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Taking notes 52: Philosophy and understanding Paris and the on-going crisis: 10 theses

by Jeff Noonan
At the basis of all concrete identities: “Muslim,” “Sunni,” “French citizen,” etc., lies a core human being, a capacity for self-making within the objective contexts of natural and social life. Continue reading Taking notes 52: Philosophy and understanding Paris and the on-going crisis: 10 theses