If the eighteenth century is to be seen as the “Age of Reason,”
then one of the crucial stories to be told is of the trajectory of
philosophy from one of the most ardent proponents of the powers of
human reason, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716)...
Philosophers have always been interested in moral questions, but
social scientists have generally been more reluctant to discuss
morals and moralities. This is indeed a paradox since the
questioning of the moral dimension of human life and social...
How is a revolution born? What are the causes from which a revolution originates, the mechanisms whereby it is triggered? How does one move from claims and protests to revolution? The Tunisian revolution was unexpected. It surprised everybody, including the very actors involved in it and those who led it.
Generally a hacker is a technologist with a love for computing,
and a hack is a clever technical solution arrived at through
non-obvious means (alternatively, it can mean a downright clunky
and ugly solution, one, however, that gets the job at hand...