More on liberalism

Pankaj Mishra reviews Tony Judt’s posthumous Thinking the Twentieth Century, bringing up some of Judt’s criticisms of modern liberalism that resonate with yesterday’s quote from Fukuyama. As the global recession deepened, Judt also recognised that the liberals promoting democracy abroad … Continue reading

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The most straightforward analogy explaining compatibilism that I’ve heard

(“Compatibilism” referring to the idea that the existence of free will is compatible with a deterministic universe) Choice…is a mechanical process compatible with determinism… The objection “The agent didn’t really make a choice, because the outcome was already predetermined” is … Continue reading

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