Bob Brecher is an academic at the university of Brighton and founder of the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics. He is the author of Torture and the ticking bomb and Getting what you want: a critique of liberal morality.
Published in: Transformation: OpinionA esquerda é responsável pela política da pós-verdade?
Abraçar o relativismo é desastroso; é uma das razões pelas quais temos governos de idiotas orgulhosos de sua idiotice.
Published in: Transformation: OpinionIs the Left responsible for post-truth politics?
Embracing relativism is disastrous; it’s one reason we have governments of idiots proud of their idiocy.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The post-89 debacle in eastern and central Europe
The neoliberal fantasy of the world as a de-politicised marketplace has been decisive in the rise of the regressive...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe AHRC and the 'Big Society': reflections on the neo-liberal takeover of the academy
Senior academics across the UK are taking action against the politicisation of research, in response to the...
Published in: openSecurityIraq and the fig-leaf of just war theory
Dissension over the legality of the Iraq war, and the history of western military interventions since 1945, reveals...