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Leaders Are Worse Than Average

Leaders Are Worse Than Average

“Power corrupts,” as the saying goes, and a corollary is that, other things being equal, the more power, the more corruption. That’s the sort of common wisdom or deep cliché that would lead one to speculate that political leaders are likely to be morally worse on

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Politics and Rationality: On the Uses and Limits of Science

Politics and Rationality: On the Uses and Limits of Science

How rational is your politics, and how rational could or should politics be, in general? What is, and what ought to be, the role of reason and of science in policy-making or in campaigning? To answer such questions in a reasonable or scientific way, it would first be necessary to

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