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Democracy and Civic Education: A Question of Justice

The story of The Nicomachean Ethics appears too good to be true. Aristotle has discovered, it seems, the path to happiness.  The only catch: attaining the prize requires a great deal of hard work. Happiness, he tells us, depends on achieving a fair... Continue Reading →

The Comedy of Democracy: Thanksgiving with Hegel

Cooking a large Thanksgiving meal, I believe, is a complicated affair.  Everyone who does it tells me it is and seeing all the dirty dishes at the end of a meal, I fully believe them.  I, however, cannot cook and... Continue Reading →

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