A lot of the measures against the Coronavirus have found little or no disapproval by the majority of the population, and many protests against the measures are regarded with suspicion. Yet, should we not be critical of the authoritarian aspects of the measures and of the understanding of politics they exhibit? An essay.
In december 2018, we had the opportunity to briefly interview Slavoj Žižek. The result is an interesting summary of his stance on truth, ideology and cultural relativism.
What is it to be a good philosopher? How can we make society better? And is there such a thing as moral progress? In the following interview preeminent philosopher Sally Haslanger addresses all of these (and many more!) questions.
„Ich habe nichts dagegen, wenn du Sport machst oder wenn irgendjemand Sport macht. Ganz im Gegenteil. Aber ich glaube alle Nikeapologeten, Addidaspriester und Yogamums rennen, im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes, dem falschen Ideal nach.“ „Sehr origniell.“, sage ich und meines es natürlich nicht so.