Plato’s suggestions

readingsOur regular Friday diet of suggested readings for the weekend:

The perfect Republican stump speech for the 2016 election, at the least according to Republican speechwriter Barton Swaim, who was commissioned to do this by Project 538.

Carol Rovane attempts to present a reasonable version of moral relativism. I think the article starts out well, and then goes horribly horribly wrong.

Scientific American’s John Horgan didn’t like Jerry Coyne’s latest book on science and religion.

Rebecca Goldstein reviews the new Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World, according to which the Greeks pretty much invented atheism.

Philosophy saved Andy West from poverty and drugs, and that’s why he teaches it to kids.

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