Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason.
I’d be happy to have regular face-to-face meetings at Downing Street with David Cameron to argue the case for alternative economic policies.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
To argue about justice is unavoidably to argue about virtues, about substantive moral and even spiritual questions.
But if you’re asking my opinion, I would argue that a social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick.
Because the idea of zombies seems to make sense, and seems to, in a certain sense, be possible, I think one can use that to argue against the thesis that everything is purely physical. Now many people, I think, agree that the idea of zombies are conceivable, including people who want to be physicalists.
People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout.
The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism, etc. It seemed pointless to argue. We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses.
When Edward Gibbon was writing about the fall of the Roman Empire in the late 18th century, he could argue that transportation hadn’t changed since ancient times. An imperial messenger on the Roman roads could get from Rome to London even faster in A.D. 100 than in 1750. But by 1850, and even more obviously today, all of that has changed.
The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving.