M. G. Piety

M.G. Piety teaches philosophy at Drexel University. She is the editor and translator of Soren Kierkegaard’s Repetition and Philosophical Crumbs. Her latest book is: Ways of Knowing: Kierkegaard’s Pluralist Epistemology. She can be reached at: mgpiety@drexel.edu 

Rolling Back the Enlightenment       

Public Health and the Triumph of Irrationality

Enemies of Science

Diversity and False Dichotomies at Smith College

Let’s Pretend

Saving the Classics from Blindness

Should We Kill “the Classics”?

Smash and Grab Politics

College and the Cheating Culture

The Larger Problem, or the Birth of Racism out of the Spirit of Musical Chairs

GenderGate and the End of Philosophy

Tales from the Dark Side of Customer Service, or “Christians” Giving Christians a Bad Name

Extraordinary Democratic Delusions and the Madness of the Crowd

The Myth of Sanders’ “Socialism”

Straw Men, False Analogies, and Other Crimes Against Sound Reasoning

A Lesson From the Danes on Immigration

On “Going Low”

“Grim Positivism” vs. Truthiness in Biography

Educating Ourselves About Violence

On Biblical Inerrancy: Some Reflections for United Methodists and Other “Christians”

An Essay on Grief

Reading Plato in the Time of the Oligarchs

Reflections on “Reflections From a Hashtag”

On Speaking Small Truths to Power

Reflections on Mother’s Day

The Presence of Things

Martin Luther the Man-Devil

Academic Bullying the Vacuum of Moral Leadership in the Academy

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Charles Murray?

Red Flags Over For-Profit Education

The Land of Smiling Children

Smoke and Mirrors in Philadelphia

Nonconsensual “Democracy” and the Degradation of the American Electorate

On Political Bullying and the Hell of Knee-Jerk Feminism

On Political “Realism”

Academic Nightmares: Where Everybody Majors in Money

What Philosophers Think They Know

Le Temps Perdu: What is Lost to Pain

On Greatness

The Real Threat to the American Professoriate

On Collective Guilt

Living in a Material World

A Dangerously Flawed View of Capitalism

On Violating the First Amendment

What Happened With the Ladies in Sochi?

Can Olympic Ice Skating Sink Any Lower?

Yet Another Olympic Figure Skating Judging Scandal

The Assault on Tenure

Why Has US Ladies Bronze Medalist Mirai Nagasu Been Shut Out of the Olympics?

The Anti-Gay Atmosphere in Figure Skating