Paul Nedelisky


Paul Nedelisky is an Assistant Director and a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He is the co-author with James Davison Hunter of Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality.

Nothing Personal

from Markets and the Good, Volume 25, Number 3

Was this man Parfit some kind of sociopath?

Toward a Serious Inquiry into Human Life

from The Use and Abuse of History, Volume 24, Number 2

This project is and always has been worthwhile, even if groups of detractors talk themselves out of it from time to time.

The Calculus of Ought

from Questioning the Quantified Life, Volume 22, Number 2

Quantification is more than merely a means of communication and persuasion in a fragmented culture.

Impossible Wonder

Does understanding really rule out wonder?

Brother Rat?

What happens if we become willing to trade in an understanding of a rich and meaning-laden feature of our nature for, well, something we can share with a rat.

Is Nothing Truly Alive?

What's the real-world significance of arguing in a New York Times op-ed that life doesn't exist? More than we might initially think.