Tag: Sociology

Some Observations on Machiavelli’s The Prince

Some Observations on Machiavelli’s The Prince

We are much beholden to Machiavelli and others, that write what men do, and not what they ought to do. For it is not possible to join serpentine wisdo [...]
In the News… The Second Coming

In the News… The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loos [...]
Power makes the world go round

Power makes the world go round

“O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.” ― William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure [...]
Believing Women

Believing Women

We want to believe women who make claims about being abused by more powerful men, but the notion of always doing so is philosophically problematic. [...]
Consequences of Abuse of Power, Limitations on the Usefulness of Law and the Politics of Humiliation

Consequences of Abuse of Power, Limitations on the Usefulness of Law and the Politics of Humiliation

Keeping writes about the limitations on the usefulness of law and the politics of humiliation. [...]
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