zaikowski

I'm a recent Wake Forest graduate with a degree in history & philosophy. I'm a big fan of radical, weird, and (most importantly) good philosophy.

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The Causal Conundrum of Time Travel

Time travel is a frequently discussed topic in the philosophy of time. One supposed problem with time travel is that it would allow for 'causal loops' -- conundrums that make little sense in our...

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Unger and the Sorites Paradox

If someone empties a 50-pound sack of beans onto the ground, those beans will form a heap (or a pile, or a mound, or whatever term you want to use to indicate a large grouping). Suppose someone then...

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The Philosophical Morality of the 1%

Peter Singer is arguably one of the most influential philosophers alive today – he has published over one hundred academic articles, dozens of books, and was recently named a “Companion of the...

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The Universe As Will: Schopenhauer’s Pessimism

Arthur Schopenhauer’s philosophy challenges our conviction that life is inherently good. Life,...

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