EDITORIAL

Free Angles on Art

by Grant Bartley

NEWS

Free News: June/July 2015

Is a chimpanzee a person? • Is an android a person? • Editing the human germline — News reports by Anja Steinbauer

THE ART ISSUE

Wassily Kandinsky Circles In Circle

Art As An Encounter

Daniel Vargas Gómez considers what we encounter when we encounter art.

The Hard Case of Duchamp’s Fountain

Launt Thompson argues that some popular trends in art criticism are fallacies.

The Afterlives of Modernism

Siobhan Lyons argues that modernist artistic values of sincere self-expression are culturally reasserting themselves.

Free Music in Philosophy

Ralph Blumenau tells us what great thinkers said about great music.

ARTICLES

Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)

Alistair MacFarlane appreciates the life of an infamous art prophet.

What is Art? and/or What is Beauty?

The following answers to this artful question each win a random book.

Herder, Humboldt, Heidegger: Language As World-Disclosure

Audrey Borowski follows the twists of a German Romantic linguistic turn.

Free Descartes versus Cudworth On The Moral Worth of Animals

Samuel Kaldas compares two views on the nature of animals and their implications for our moral responsibility towards them.

Can The World Learn Wisdom?

Nicholas Maxwell points out where the Enlightenment went wrong.

Long Distance Wisdom

Rick Lewis on the joys of taking a philosophy degree from your armchair.


Free The Party Without Me

David Rönnegard laments having to leave the party early.

The Place of Self-Interest in Morality

Jos Philips considers when acting on your self-interests is morally acceptable too.

COLUMNS

Free Thinking Straight About Curved Space

Raymond Tallis rules out a distorting physics metaphor.

REVIEWS

Force Majeure

Thomas Wartenberg asks if you really know yourself.

A Russian Doll Imagination

Emotion and Imagination by Adam Morton

Don Berry probes the connection between Emotion and Imagination.

Free Beyond Human Nature by Jesse J. Prinz

Lantz Fleming Miller considers the nature versus nurture divide in Beyond Human Nature.

Kant’s Politics in Context by Reidar Maliks

Matt Qvortrup puts Kant’s Politics in Context.

LETTERS

Letters

Lettres Françaises • Questioning Absolute Freedom • Communication Communications • Identity Issues • Patent Absurdities • Being Both There & Here • Refutable Wisdom • Personality-Free God • Spotting Spock

FICTION

Allegory of the Living Room

Joe S. Kimbrough II wonders if our condition is better than that of Plato’s prisoners.

CARTOONS

You Are Here

by Chris Madden

Jon Carter’s Cartoon

by Jon Carter

Simon & Finn

by Melissa Felder

Chris Madden’s Cartoon

by Chris Madden

Bill Stott’s Cartoon

by Bill Stott

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