Life, Death & Philosophy – Ronald Dworkin

Life, Death & Philosophy – Ronald Dworkin

Who cares about love when you can have philosophy instead? What is even better? Philosophy and law. I know it. You know it. Everybody loves it. There you go. Love is in the air and these words as well. Behold, February 14 marks the death of the legal scholar and philosopher Ronald Dworkin who died [...]

Life, Death & Philosophy – Montesquieu

Life, Death & Philosophy – Montesquieu

Without him, the world was missing an important piece. His legacy shall never be forgotten. We would live in a quite different world, if not for his contributions to philosophy, political theory and real-world politics. A prolific writer, wonderful essayist and, one could argue, the intellectual father of the United States of America. Today, February [...]

Life And Other Errors: Complex Are Just The Others

Life And Other Errors: Complex Are Just The Others

We are looking for monocausal, linear relationships in a dynamic, multicausal, non-linear world. If we knock the ball with a certain force from the edge of the table, it will fall to the ground at a precisely calculable speed. From A follows B - quite naturally. Our brain loves such obvious relationships. They enable us [...]