Tag Archives: Aristotle

Entelechy: How Universes Begin (#poem)

It seems the perfect arrangement, All these particles, all this energy Racing forward to some ultimate Purpose. All the minutiae of the universe Explained by this motivation to some Grand End in a race from potential to Actual. Possibilities reach … Continue reading

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Review: Martha Nussbaum on Anger, Apologies, and Forgiveness

Over the years, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time discussing anger, apologies, and forgiveness with therapists and survivors of child abuse and other traumas. Survivors and therapists alike are often passionate in the their belief that forgiveness is the … Continue reading

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From Xu Mu to Donald Trump: Do We Need An Ethics Just For Women?

In the second GOP debate, candidates were asked an inconsequential question about what woman they would want to see on the $10 bill. Three mentioned family members who were caregivers and one mentioned Mother Theresa. Other candidates did mention women … Continue reading

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Ethical Codes: Moving beyond autonomy

Ethical theories can be divided in a number of ways, but one easy way is to separate the rule-based theories from theories that are not rule based. If you happen to be writing a code of ethics for your organization, … Continue reading

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