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How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test Three: The Extra Life Test)

In part one, I went through Smuts’ article on certain tests on what makes life worth living. I went through Camus’ Suicide Test and showed Smut’s argument on why it fails. In part two, I went through mainly Nietzsche’s Eternal Recurrence Test … Continue reading

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How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test Two: The Recurrence Test)

In part one, I went through Smuts’ article on certain tests on what makes life worth living. I went through Camus’ Suicide Test and showed Smut’s argument on why it fails. In this post, I’ll look into the second test … Continue reading

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How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test One: The Suicide Test)

The meaning of life has been a huge question in philosophy.  The answers range from gaining knowledge, gaining pleasure, coming to know God and follow his commandments, getting off the cycle of samsara, and self-creation by finding your own meaning.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Five)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list. In part two, I investigated Halwani’s first attempt at the first strategy to see … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Four)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list. In part two, I investigated Halwani’s first attempt at the first strategy to see … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Three)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list. Recall the Objectification Argument: Objectification is morally wrong. Objectification is a necessary … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Two)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list.  Recall from part one the thesis: THESIS: Given a pessimist view … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part One)

Many pundits and media presenters are horrified that we are living in a sexual liberated world where a “hookup” culture is prevalent.  Indeed, the presumption is that casual sex and promiscuity are so morally objectionable that this needs to be … Continue reading

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Martha Nussbaum’s “Taking Money for Bodily Services” (Part Three)

In part one, I discussed the first part of Nussbaum’s article “‘Whether from Reason or Prejudice’: Taking Money for Bodily Services” which brought up the six analogies that Nussbaum uses to argue for the decriminalization of prostitution.  In part two, … Continue reading

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Martha Nussbaum’s “Taking Money for Bodily Services” (Part Two)

In part one, I discussed the first part of Nussbaum’s article “‘Whether from Reason or Prejudice’: Taking Money for Bodily Services” which brought up the six analogies that Nussbaum uses to argue for the decriminalization of prostitution.  In this post, … Continue reading

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