Monthly Archives: November 2013

Better than the book? A review of Ender’s Game, UPDATED

Because this not my dissertation, allow me to inflict upon you a needless biographical aside: I was ready–so very, very ready–to be annoyed by the recent film interpretation of Ender’s Game. First of all, it stars (albeit in a supporting … Continue reading

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Virtuous Agents and the Solemnity of All Saints

In Book II of his Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle famously describes virtue as a habit of choosing an intermediate between two bad extremes in regard to human action: “Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying in a … Continue reading

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