I will be posting two new reflections very shortly. I’m off to lecture in England tomorrow and will have time to pull together a couple of ideas sitting on the aeroplane. This link will take you to a post I did over at the Law & Liberty website a year ago and is the thrust…
The brief announcement of Prince Charles’s initiative in support of sheep farming http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/the-prince-of-wales/initiatives/campaign-wool includes an interesting video at the end about the flame properties of wool. I’ll turn to this once I have spoken more about Smith’s theory of beauty and plus size fashion.
An alternative title to this post could be: Why Tim Gunn is right and the fashion designers wrong. The next few posts will compare and contrast the theories of beauty by the Third Earl of Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, and Adam Smith. More about them in a moment. In an extremely interesting article…
This ad appeared in the Wall Street Journal Magazine, the weekend of September 11, 2016. It is grist for Agamben’s mill, of course. See my account of his argument in Chapter 8 and how I would answer him.
The website http://www.libertylawsite.org/ will publish my take on the business ethics of the burkini early next week. I will post the link here once it is up. Meanwhile, here is a useful link to a brief article on religion and clothes from The Economist. http://www.economist.com/blogs/erasmus/2016/08/faith-and-apparel