Saturday, September 3, 2011

O Tempora! O Mores!

Thus proclaimed Cicero, decrying the threat to order and the degradation of society represented by the Conspiracy of Catiline.

Dr. David Justice, with no less fervor and in a philosophical context no less serious, is throwing down the gauntlet against the vapid musings of Derek Parfit as recently celebrated by no less than the New Yorker.

Justice provocatively calls this sad tendency in modern thought Philosophy Porn.