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Doing Justice to the Classics

Aristotle Enlisted to Justify Misogyny

A post on “neomasculine” website MattForney.com argues that we should be misogynists because famous philosophers throughout history, beginning with Aristotle and Plato, were misogynists.  “Even if a position does constitute misogyny…it still could be true, and probably is. Just ask yourself: what would Aristotle think?”

This is Not Sparta

Provoked by the University’s cancellation of a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, a group of right wing demonstrators held a rally in Berkeley, CA on April 15th, 2017. The stated goal was to protest what they perceived to be the infringement of free speech, but it wasn’t hard to see something much more abhorrent fueling the […]

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