Benjamin Studebaker

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Tag: Thomas Aquinas

Thinking More Clearly About the Idea of “Rights”

I have a new piece out for Current Affairs about rights, and whether we ought to think of them as natural, human, or civil. You can read it here:

https://www.currentaffairs.org/2022/05/thinking-more-clearly-about-the-idea-of-rights/

Why Richard Dawkins Fails to Appreciate Plato

The other day, Richard Dawkins had a go at Plato:

It’s not the first time. Dawkins has a thing for picking on Plato. He said this back in March:

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