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Before Healing, We Need Connection
Adapted from Morality and the Environmental Crisis We cannot heal our relation to nature—and even perhaps include nature into a new and vibrant “ecological” democracy—with methods we have used in cases of class, gender, and racial …
Is there a moral test for legal validity?
Must law pass a moral test in order to be valid? Most legal theorists today answer this question in the negative. The dominant tradition in contemporary legal philosophy, known as legal positivism, maintains that the only necessary factor in establishing …
Is natural law timeless?
Natural law theories maintain that there are certain goods and principles that are uniquely conducive to human flourishing. Historically, the content of natural law has often been depicted as timeless and unchanging. This makes natural law seem like (in t…
Cambridge University Press Author Judea Pearl Wins Coveted Award for Transforming Artificial Intelligence
The ACM A.M. Turing Award, widely considered the “Nobel Prize in Computing,” carries a $250,000 prize, with financial support…