Cure-alls and Remedies

America’s Military

In preparation for our own series on militaries in The Good Society, I’m reading this very interesting series from the Military Times: AMERICA’S MILITARY A force…

Your Brain on Politics

Philosophical Research and Political Diversity

Insofar as we are engaged in a collective project, we must both mutually support each others’ inquiry and avoid errors. These two goals are at odds: homogeneity can also lead to unchallenged motivated reasoning and thus to polarization and error. But mutual inquiry requires some degree of shared values, assumptions, and methods which make political diversity divisive and paralyzing.