Category Archives: Manners

Etiquette in Moderation

What follows is a paper I developed for the “comprehensive examination” requirement at the University of Utah’s Department of Philosophy. The paper did not pass muster, but it’s worth sharing, as I don’t think I’ll be working on it for awhile … Continue reading

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Abstract for Paper: “Etiquette (in moderation)”

I’ve submitted an abstract to the 2013 University of Arizona Workshop in Normative Ethics. I’m including it here for your consideration and feedback. I’ve been working on this topic for a few months and will be posting arguments as I … Continue reading

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Civility and Morality

In a recent post on the blog called ‘Social Justice League,’ an author identified as Rachael took up what I consider an important social issue. She was addressing the potential intersection between civility (which she calls ‘niceness’ and ‘politeness’) and … Continue reading

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