Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis is the author of Give Them An Argument: Logic for the Left, which is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. He’s also a regular on The Michael Brooks Show on Tuesday nights.

In Defense of Compatibilism: A Response to Edwards and Coyne

In Defense of Compatibilism: A Response to Edwards and Coyne

I was excited to read William Edwards’s article “The Academic Quarrel Over Determinism.” As a philosophy professor, I teach my students about that quarrel every semester. As I read the article, however, I was disturbed by what was missing from Edwards’s account. Jerry Coyne’s rejoinder “Why We

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Marx Deserves Better Critics

Marx Deserves Better Critics

The most shocking moment of the Žižek-Peterson debate occurred during the first five minutes. In Jordan Peterson’s opening statement, he mentioned that he’d re-read The Communist Manifesto in preparation for the debate. This, in itself, wasn’t especially surprising. One of many reasons the event was so hotly

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