Prejudice and Place

Posted on November 5, 2014
If by “prejudice” Sandel means “subjective understanding,” then I’m not entirely sure it needs defending.
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Ecce Homo

Posted on November 6, 2014
Image: Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche (detail), c. 1906, by Edvard Munch (1863–1944); Munch-museet, Oslo, Norway; De Agostini Picture Library/Bridgeman Images.

That Edvard Munch never met Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the great missed encounters of the modern age.

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Catholic Responses to Poverty

Posted on November 13, 2014
Shuttling between economics and political philosophy, public policy and theology, literature and ethics—the conference paraded the unique strength of the intellectual Catholicism today—no discipline out of bounds, no perspective non grata.
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