3.5.2, Value, desire and passion

The philosophical tradition I am familiar with divides the agent into thinker and will-er. This division is in some sense unreal. The thinker is, in reality, unthinkable without will. But in other senses it, like any other distinction, allows for some nuance in analysis and so is conceptually worth while. There is no doubt that […]

Investment and virtue

It is one of our fundamental principles that the moral makes possible any real and lasting material production. We think it, in the time of investment, counting produce. We aim at that which will produce morally and materially. Investment is sagacious sacrifice. Investment necessarily requires the choosing of some wants over others. Those that are […]