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Troy Jollimore is Associate Professor in the philosophy department at California State University, Chico. His reviews and essays have appeared in venues including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Book… Read more

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Troy Jollimore on Markets and Morality
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Debra Satz's new book, "Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale," raises timely and morally difficult questions about capitalism and free choice and collective and individual rights.Debra Satz's new book raises timely and morally difficult questions about capitalism and free choice and collective and individual rights.

Troy Jollimore on Why Democracy Needs the Humanities
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In a short and powerful manifesto, renowned philosopher and critic Martha Nussbaum issues a passionate call to resist persistent efforts to reduce education to a tool of the gross national product.Philosopher and critic Martha Nussbaum issues a call to resist persistent efforts to reduce education to a tool of the gross national product.

Troy Jollimore on God's Evolution
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Can Robert Wright, the acclaimed author of "The Moral Animal," square the circle in his new book on the persistent and vexing issue of what role religion plays in how human societies seek to comport themselves? Just how crucial to our modern ethical ideas like universal rights and equality among all persons is the notion of a single, all-powerful god?

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Troy Jollimore is Associate Professor in the philosophy department at California State University, Chico. His reviews and essays have appeared in venues including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Book Review and St. Louis Magazine. His first book of poetry, "Tom Thomson in Purgatory," won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2006 and his second book, "At Lake Scugog", was published in the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets in 2011. Jollimore was also a Guggenheim fellow in 2013.

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