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Adam Gurri
Worked at Tapad
Attended George Mason University
Lives in New York, NY
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Featured image is Work, by Fox Madox Brown. Our practices can be understood as games which have an existence surpassing the subjectivity of the players. But how are these games played? I believe, w…
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Critiquing Hayek via Charles Taylor
Featured image is Novgorod Marketplace, by Appolinary Vasnetsov. Few phrases capture F. A. Hayek’s vision of emergent order more concisely than “The Creative Powers of a Free Civil…
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Featured image is The Weighing of the Heart Ritual, from the Book of the Dead of Sesostris. There’s a path dependence to trust. We trust the people we already know, we guess at the trustworthiness …
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Rationalism and romanticism in "The Cold Equations"
Featured image’s source is NASA. The struggle between enlightenment and spirit, detached reason and emotionally embedded life, is one of the characteristic conflicts of modernity. It has play…
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Featured Image is Evening in Arcadia, by Thomas Cole. How many of us have known an addict who has broken our hearts too many times with their promise to get clean, for good this time? Many of us ha…
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Philosophy should make us less certain.
Featured image is The Philosopher Pyrrho from Elis, by Petrarcha The Greek term skeptikos means, not a negative doubter, but an investigator, someone going for the skeptesthai or enquiry. As the la…
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Art > moral philosophy
Featured image is Spirals, by M. C. Escher. A lot of bad moral philosophy boils down to a simple assertion that X is bad because Y. X is something we all agree is bad ahead of time, and Y is the ju…
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Why are people in authority allowed to do things that the average person is not? What exactly is authority, apart from the use of organized force to pursue some agenda? We have trouble fo…
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Check out +Daniel Estrada  on radicalism
As any Intro Ethics final will note, Aristotle’s describes the virtues as “the middle state” between extremes of excess and deficiency. The paradigm case is courage, the virtue th…
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On Memorializing Warfare’s Fallen Warriors Many people have died in fulfillment of the oath they took according to the Constitution of the United States, which remained unchanged from 1789 to…
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The Malady of Our Time We stand on the threshold of a new age that refuses to become manifest. It’s as if the geopolitical clock were stuck at a minute before midnight: the old forms, the ideolog…
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Introduction
Ad operations guy and recovering econ student with an interest in media, culture, philosophy, and fun.
Education
  • George Mason University
    History, 2003 - 2007
  • George Mason University
    Economics, 2008 - 2010
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
Employment
  • Tapad
    Technical Account Manager, 2013 - 2014
  • Medialets
    Manager, Ad Trafficking and Inventory Monetization, 2012 - 2013
  • Webfinance, Inc.
    Ad Operations Specialist, 2010 - 2012
  • Aegis Mobile, LLC
    Internet Research Analyst, 2008 - 2010
  • Tapad
    Yield Analyst, 2014 - present
Places
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Currently
New York, NY
Previously
Washington, DC - Paraguay - Vienna, VA - Falls Church, VA