Philosophy’s Jeremy Bendik-Keymer explores “arbitrarianism” in modern society and politics

Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, the Elmer G. Beamer-Hubert H. Schneider Professor in Ethics and associate professor of philosophy, wrote a piece titled “This Conversation Never Happened” for Tikkun.

Bendik-Keymer examines a lack of accountability in modern society and the way this phenomenon has transferred into politics, and vice versa. He deems this new societal belief “arbitrarianism,” and argues its consequences.

Read the piece.