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Recklessness in Speech

In my previous post, I discussed three elements that make for poor speech. One of these was recklessness. Recklessness is simply a lack of wisdom. There are two particular issues that need to be discussed in relation to speech in particular. The first is whether or not reckless speech is a particular kind of speech. The second issue is the relationship of recklessness to the virtue that it is a vi...

Ownership as a Moral Right

In a previous post, I began an argument for the definition of ownership as the moral right to categorically control a thing. I also mentioned three lines of argument for the claim that ownership was a moral right: common agreement, the law and philosophical analysis. If ownership is a moral right, then it will be related to the virtues and vices. In fact, virtues and vices connected with property ...