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Dawson, Piketty, Scruton, Enlightenment, and all that Jazz.

Mervyn F. Bendle considers the work of Roger Scruton. Edward Feser casts a critical eye on the Enlightenment. Richard M. Doerflinger takes a look at the two-faces of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) on the matter of the unborn child. Bradley… (READ MORE)

(Il)liberalism, Marriage, Mathematics, the Noseless One, and then some.

Kim R. Holmes on the culture and politics of (il)liberalism. Ryan T. Anderson ponders Where to from here on marriage at the NRO. While over at RealClearPolicy, along with Robert P. George, they discuss the freedom to marry and dissent, rightly understood…. (READ MORE)


Welcome to The Ordeal of Consciousness website.  This is the website of dover_beach. It is concerned with philosophy and culture and their predicament at the beginning of the 21st century. It will explore a variety of issues at the intersection of philosophy and… (READ MORE)