Author: Gabriel Estruzani Queiroz de Melo

Dostoievski’s The Brothers Karamazov and the objective morality

In his novel The Brothers Karamazov, written in 1879, Fiódor Dostoiévski tells us the story of three brothers (who later discover themselves four), children of the same father, but from different marriages. The father, Fiodor Karamazov, a character of quite questionable character, even though relatively well established, spends his life ascending economically and socially through […]

Netflix’s Plataform and the problem of artificial solidarity creation

Launched on March 20, the Spanish moivie The Plataform, original Netflix’ production is raising the attention of critics and audiences, both for its nuisance style of filming and scenes graphically shocking, recalling the movement of New French Extremity, headed by Gaspar Noé, especially for his feature film Irreversible, from and very well defined by Alexandra West in her book Films of […]

Rediscovering Adam Smith’s “Three Primary Virtues”

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own inter-esteem. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantages.”. It is with this […]

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