Dec. 29, 2020
our deadline poet Skip Tenczar
After a performance worthy of Omar Sharif,
He finally gave in and signed Covid relief.
Why all the bluster?
His brand’s lost its luster.
The emperor has no clothes not even a fig leaf.
Can Joe Biden ‘heal’ the United States? Political experts disagree
we address one side of the argument:
America’s political divide will be very hard to heal-Robert Talisse
bio: Dr. Robert Talisse www.roberttalisse.com
W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy Vanderbilt University
Robert Talisse specializes in contemporary political philosophy, with particular interest in democratic theory and political epistemology. In addition, he pursues topics in pragmatism, analytic philosophy, argumentation theory, and ancient philosophy.
some of his writings:
Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in its Place, Oxford University Press (2019)
Pragmatism, Pluralism, and the Nature of Philosophy (with Scott Aikin), Routledge (2018)
Engaging Political Philosophy, Routledge (2016)
Why We Argue (And How We Should) (with Scott Aikin), Routledge (2014)
Which 2024 candidates won 2020
A year-end guide to where the 2024 hopefuls stand, and what should we watch out for from them in 2021.
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