Michael Casey

Michael Casey lives in Sydney, Australia, where he is Private Secretary to Cardinal George Pell and Adjunct Professor in the School of Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He writes on democracy, religion and modern culture and is the author of Meaninglessness: The Solutions of Nietzsche, Freud and Rorty (2001). He also edited Cardinal Pell’s book, God and Caesar: Selected Essays on Religion, Politics and Society (2007).



The puzzle of intolerant tolerance
28 Mar 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, tolerance
How can liberal democracies justify prosecuting people who wear crosses or refuse to preside at same-sex marriages and still pride themselves on being tolerant?


Bearing the burden of the past
25 Jul 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: genocide, history, responsibility
We were not actors in wrongs committed by our ancestors. But don’t we have some sort of responsibility for them?


The ultimate conversation stopper: does life have meaning?
10 Apr 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
If so many people today feel that life is a sound and fury signifying nothing, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud and Richard Rorty are partly to blame.


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