Become too authentic and you simply rule out self-improvement
Marylin DelgadoThe philosophical problem with our pursuit of “authenticity”
"Here is the danger with
authenticity: it has a tendency to make aspiration look fake. You are trying to be something you are not."
Para remontarse al comienzo de esta historia debemos viajar hasta las primeras civilizaciones: entre los siglos V y I antes de Cristo, en la China, la India y Grecia antigua, surgió la lógica. Apareció como un desprendimiento de la filosofía, como...
Marylin DelgadoFilósofo desarrolla este ingenioso software para enseñar lógica a sus alumnos
The limits of rationality and our need to find release for repression might explain where we are. One of the explanations for the rise of populist nationalist myths today goes back to the complicated dynamics between the individual and society, and...
Bence Nanay argues that our complex imagination and lack of knowledge of our future selves make us more irrational than other creatures
Marylin Delgado"When we make these grand decisions, we imagine what we imagine to be our future selves in imagined alternative scenarios. Imagination is used three times. And none of these uses of imagination is particularly rational"
“The fact that giving people information does not, by itself, change how they act is one of the most firmly established in social science,” a recent Washington Post op-ed stated. That’s not true. Here are ten examples where simply providing...
Arguments about ethics often centre on traditional questions of, for instance, euthanasia and abortion. Whilst these questions are still in the foreground, recent years have seen an explosion of new moral problems. Moral and political clashes are...