How can desert be adapted to provide a fair conception of redistributive justice? Desert has proven to have somewhat of an awkward existence in philosophy in spite of the fact that desert claims remain relatively unquestioned in the private and public sphere. Within the private interactions of individuals, desert claims tend to dictate how those... Continue Reading →
There exists a deep and striking need to believe that we can solve the most troubling philosophical questions surrounding personal identity. Perhaps the reason behind the irrepressible urge to seek affirmation for a sustaining personal identity is one of survival.
The renowned sociologist Max Weber (1864 – 1920), coined the term rationalisation as a key process of modern society. Weber held that the “passion for bureaucratisation” and the “exclusive rule of bureaucratic life ideals” was a deep source of “despair” for those in modern life. Bureaucracy is a complex social invention that was mastered during... Continue Reading →