JAPA the Hutt? Three Anticipatory Worries about the New Journal of the APA

The incomparable Wikipedia tells us that: Jabba the Hutt is a fictional character appearing in George Lucas’s space opera film saga Star Wars. He is depicted as a large, slug-like alien. His appearance has been described by film critic Roger Ebert as “Dickensian,” a cross between a toad and the Cheshire Cat. The equally incomparable … [continue reading]

Philosophical Anarchism, Political Anarchism, & Anarcho-Philosophy

Since this is my first diary entry, I thought it would be philosophically useful to distinguish between anarcho-philosophy, as I understand it, and other more familiar kinds of anarchism. Many very different political views, or attitudes, go by the scary label “anarchism.” By “anarchism” I certainly DO NOT mean either moral nihilism or political terrorism, … [continue reading]