Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

Headline to Catch a Philosopher’s Eye

At Bloomberg News today: Hagel Said to Top Obama’s List to Take Over at Pentagon Okay, so Hegel is spelled wrong.

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Could The Holocaust Happen Again?

What were the conditions that made the Holocaust possible, and are those conditions present in the world today? Sociologist Zigmunt Bauman (b. 1925) tackles this two-part question in his book Modernity and the Holocaust (2000 edition). He begins by analyzing bureaucracy. In Bauman’s … Continue reading

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