Ethics

The Virtues of Professional Wrestling

By Neil Dhingra In terms of book-length philosophical studies of professional wrestling, Douglas Edwards’s thoroughly enjoyable Philosophy Smackdown (2020) claims to be “the first of its kind,” which makes m... Read More...

The Problems of Hagiography

By Zachary Guiliano The Christian Church has no shortage of saints. This may come as some surprise to many, who associate the Church primarily with its views on the universality of sin. “All have sinned and ... Read More...

Atonement Versus Cancel Culture

By Russ Levenson, Jr. I love stories with surprising endings. Leon Uris, author of the 1958 bestseller Exodus failed high school English three times. When Lucille Ball began studying to be an actress in 1... Read More...

Myrna Loy and Charity: The Thin Man

This is the fifth post in a series in which I explore what classic film actresses in iconic roles can teach us — and, more particularly, my fast-growing daughter — about the seven classic virtues. These posts f... Read More...