By Otto Paans

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BACKGROUND READING

1. R. Hanna, “Gun Crazy: A Moral Argument For Gun Abolitionism,” (Unpublished MS, 2021), available online as a downloadable .pdf HERE and and on the APP blog HERE.

2. R. Hanna, “Life-Shaping Philosophy: The Shape of…

By Robert Hanna

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Gun Crazy: A Moral Argument For Gun Abolitionism

I. Introduction

In what follows, I argue that not only (i) owning, carrying, or using guns, but also (ii) The 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution, and (iii) their essential consequence, gun violence, are…

By Robert Hanna

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Nagel & Me: Beyond The Mechanistic Worldview

Nine Years After

Nine years after, I think it’s safe to say that Thomas Nagel’s 2012 book, Mind and Cosmos[i] was extremely controversial, both inside the intellectual hothouse of professional academic philosophy and…

By Robert Hanna

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The New Wheel of Ixion: Work, Sleep, and The Mechanization of Everyday Life

Let’s consider the visual image displayed immediately above: what thoughts and emotions does this depiction of a worker slumped over his open laptop computer, with a supersized clock looming overhead, spontaneously suggest to…

Mr Nemo

Formerly Captain Nemo. A not-so-very-angry, but still unemployed, full-time philosopher-nobody.

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