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Ronald Dworkin

The Three Mistakes Atheists Make

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 10.13.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Advocates of atheism continue to appear, each new wave of thinkers reshaping what has come before. What Philip Kitcher has to say is ultimately neither new nor convincing. He makes the same mistakes that most others make who argue the case for atheism or secular humanism.

The End of Genius and the Rise of the Compassionate Artist

Francis Levy | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

How great is greatness? How exalted are the productions of so called great men? Beauty may be truth and it may be mind blowing, but it's like planned obsolescence. It has a certain expendability.

What is Goodness? Or a Gift of Charoset

Francis Levy | Posted 06.23.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

What is goodness? It's a question many moral philosophers have wrestled with. In one of his final works Justice for Hedgehogs, the late NYU professor ...

The Afterlife Reified

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Francis Levy

NYU has produced eminent scholars in the fields of philosophy and law. The late Ronald Dworkin and Thomas Nagel are two of the most notable examples. ...

The "Devastating" Decision

Ronald Dworkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald Dworkin

President Obama is right, the Citizens United decision will further weaken the quality and fairness of our politics, as well as hand already-overpowered lobbyists a nuclear weapon for influencing policy.