CATEGORIES

The Lottery' & Locke's Politics

John P. Irish considers through an infamous lottery.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

The Determined Will

Stephen Brewer’s couple are determined to argue about free will.

5 mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

What Is Truth?

Richard Oxenberg on the need for an old paradigm, especially in ethics.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

Paradox Lost

Paul Tissier argues that Russell’s Paradox isn’t really a paradox.

5 mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

The Goodness of Existence

Jarlath Cox says whether life brings pleasure or pain, the value of being born is the ability to experience at all.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

A Map of Political Ideas

Phil Badger draws the boundaries of political thought and explores the territories.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

Robert Nozick's Metaverse Machine

Lorenzo Buscicchi asks, would you plug into Mark Zuckerberg’s virtual world? He finds that the question has been considered by philosophers for decades.

7 mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

Cultural Colonialism & Aesthetic Injustice

Gustavo Dalaqua on decolonizing minds.

8 mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

Duane Rousselle

Duane Rousselle is a Canadian professor of sociological theory, author, and a practicing psychoanalyst. He reports to Julie Reshe on recent mutations in postmodern ideology.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

Diogenes the Cynic (c.404-323 BC)

Martin Jenkins recalls what we know for sure about the philosopher in the barrel.

9 mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

The Golden State Killer & Deleuze's ‘Dividual'

Angela Dennis computes the use and abuse of digital data.

10 mins read
Philosophy Now
April/May 2022

Spinoza & the Troubles of the Heart

Dan Taylor shows that even great philosophers can have their hearts broken.

8 mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

The Unlovable Parts of a Loving Society

Matei Tanasă asks if we should love the unlovable.

4 mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

The Philosophy of Romantic Love

Peter Keeble says philosophy, like love, is a many-splendoured thing.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

Men of Steel Superman vs Übermensch

Roy Schwartz examines whether the world’s first superhero really was inspired by Nietzsche’s ‘superior man’, and what the Nazis have to do with it.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

Smooching by the Seine

Seán Moran reports from the city of love.

8 mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

Harmony & Cancellation Culture

Erica Stonestreet asks, are we too quick these days to break off relationships?

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

Iris Murdoch & The Mystery of Love

Stephen Leach looks with Murdoch at the three graces of love, art, and morality.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

David Chalmers

David Chalmers leaves behind the hard problem of consciousness for an adventure tour of computer-simulated worlds and virtual reality. Paul Doolan interviews him about his new book, Reality+: virtual worlds and the problems of philosophy.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

Demons of the Self

Tristen Taylor finds problems in meaningfully defining ‘evil’.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

C.L.R. James (1901-1989)

David Austin on the life in writing of a philosopher of the dispossessed, and cricket.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
February/March 2022

What Is Guilt?

Farah Abdessamad wonders if it is a function of responsibility.

5 mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

The Happy State

Dan Corjescu says soma could be coming.

4 mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

MINDING THE GAP

Dylan Skurka on a film that suggests it’s possible to choose to overcome your upbringing.

7 mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

What Is Happiness?

Gary Cox asks, ‘is happiness a cigar called Hamlet?’, and other searching questions.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

The Philosopher with a Thousand Faces

Alex Gooch on narrative, meaning, and the failure of philosophy.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

Samuel Grove

Samuel Grove recently published Retrieving Darwin’s Revolutionary Idea: The Reluctant Radical. In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of The Descent of Man (1871), Roberto Navarrete sat down with him to discuss the philosophical dilemmas Darwin faced in applying his theory of natural selection to human beings.

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

Looking for the Purpose of Life

Brian King says that life’s meaning is a question of purpose; but what is the purpose of human existence?

10+ mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

Huygens A Scientist Among the Philosophers

Hugh Aldersey-Williams traces the philosophical connections of a polymath.

10 mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

Exploring Time

Nurana Rajabova looks for a way of seeing time as if from the outside.

7 mins read
Philosophy Now
December 2021 / January 2022

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