My Journey From Liberal Egalitarian to Traditional Exceptionalist

 I began as a liberal existentialist. The first “philosophical” book I ever read was “The Stranger” by Camus and that sent me on a hunt for more information about existentialism. Soon coming dangerously close to nihilism, I realized that meaning and value do not have their origins anywhere external to human beings– that it is… Read More My Journey From Liberal Egalitarian to Traditional Exceptionalist

Coarse Discourse I – Islam, Kant, Marx, Hegel & History

As I explain in the video, this will be a semi-daily video log of my reflections as a philosophy student. In this first Coarse Discourse, I begin rambling about why my Muslim professor might like Kant’s ethics so much. Then I paint Marx’s and Hegel’s theories of history with broad brushes, and explain why I think… Read More Coarse Discourse I – Islam, Kant, Marx, Hegel & History