Ken Jung


Well and good in practice

Contrary to popular disdain, academia can be an end in its own right.


February 7, 2014

Dreamless sleep

A new year with unresolved endings leaves us lying awake at night.


January 24, 2014

With great power (continued): Superman and the Leviathan

Both superheroes and political philosophers have struggled with the just use of power.


November 15, 2013

With great power: That giants walk the earth

The allure of comic books is not the escape they offer into other worlds, but what they tell us about our own.


November 1, 2013

The march and the race

Selective focus of the civil rights movement often excludes the humanitarian aspect of race.


October 18, 2013

One hundred days of solitude

A summer lacking in substantial activity is not a summer wasted or devoid of meaning.


October 4, 2013