Saint Augustine and the end of the ancient world

Saint Augustine was the interpreter of the Western Christian thought, therefore in line with the Platonic tradition in Christian key and directly influenced by Plotinus. Unlike the ancient philosophers, Augustine talked about himself and uses an existential approach, therefore, his biography is really important to understand him: like Plotinus, Augustine said that we have to…

G.E. Moore and the (political) risks of the naturalistic fallacy

Is the fight for universal values worth doing it? intuitively we would all say yes, but what about its epistemological and philosophical foundations? In this case, we realise that the castle we want to build does not lay on solid foundations. The first one to understand this was the Scottish philosopher David Hume who has…

The Khashoggi’s murder and the Western hypocrisy on Saudi Arabia

The murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has unveiled the western hypocrisy on Saudi Arabia: Being one of the most repressive regime in the world, almost totalitarian, was not enough, arming terrorists (from 9/11 bombers to ISIS) was not enough, slaughtering people in Yemen was not enough, but suddenly the murder of a dissenting…