Vibram FiveFingers to Pay Millions

Continuing in the vein of personal responsibility and risk versus reward, Vibram will pay $3.75 million to runners who became injured after using their minimalist FiveFingers shoes. Having owned a pair of FiveFingers for over three years without injury, I wonder how many runners followed Vibram’s advice for wearing their … Read more


            Let me begin with a bit of terminology. In discussing virtues up to now, I have drawn a line between virtues of the self, such as intelligence, physical fitness and prudence, and what I have awkwardly referred to as other-directed, or social, virtues. Following Kieran … Read more