The Moral Responsibility of Existential Freedom

Below you’ll find a short essay I wrote for an Ethics class I took earlier this year. The essay is a brief exploration and investigation into the moral framework of Jean-Paul Sartre’s and Simone de Beauvoir’s existentialist ethics. Let me know what you think. Enjoy!   The key to understanding Sartre’s conception of ‘responsibility’ is […]

Nietzsche, Gender, and Morality

Understanding Nietzsche’s categorizations of Master and Slave morality is a cumbersome endeavor. Nietzsche’s literary inclination towards an aphoristic styling makes his work and thought anything but clear cut and straight forward. His philosophy is marked by nuance,┬ásubtlety, and complexity. While it would be easy to look upon Nietzsche, the self-described ‘immoralist’, and his concepts of […]

Religionless?

Is the sociological purpose of religion self-gratification or selfless actions? I think this is a profoundly insightful and deeply probing question. It is also astoundingly complex and cannot be answered simply but, it is precisely questions such as these that will provoke the most necessary of investigations. In many ways you could say that religion […]