EDITORIAL

Free Ought-ology? Science & Ethics

by Rick Lewis

NEWS

Free News: August/September 2015

Philosophy benefits children’s education • Dalai Lama: “Ethics more important than religion” • Morality for chimpanzees and robots — News reports by Anja Steinbauer

SCIENCE & MORALITY

Science & Philosophy: A Beautiful Friendship

Amy Cools reminds us why science needs philosophy.

Einstein

Free Einstein’s Morality

Ching-Hung Woo looks at the many facets of Albert Einstein’s approach to ethics.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma and The Evolution of Morality

Brian King seeks the possible evolution of morality through computer simulations.

When Paths Diverge

Jason Xenopoulos asks if accelerating technological change and the widening gap between rich and poor mean an imminent evolutionary divergence for humanity.

ARTICLES

Analytic Philosophy, Continental Literature?

Marc Champagne argues that the supposedly ’professional’ style of the analytic tradition does not ensure professionalism, nor indeed, clear-mindedness.

Bushfire, Logic & Ambrose Bierce

David Ward probes the application of philosophy to Australian bushfire.

In Defense of Alain Badiou

Robert Michael Ruehl describes new political possibilities.

Free Atheism on Trial

Stephen Anderson sternly judges a cause célèbre.

Nelson Goodman (1906-1998)

Alistair MacFarlane contemplates a philosopher who spoke the languages of art.

Blade Runner Rutger Hauer

The Dominant Narratives of Future Societies

Ernest Dempsey on what sci fi stories say about the stories controlling our lives.

LETTERS

Letters

The Meaning of Art • A Dance to the Music of Thought • Philosophy and the Greater Good • Talking Straight About Ray Tallis • Seeds of Dissent • Je Suis Vraiment Libéral

COLUMNS

Temporal Thoughts About Eternity

Raymond Tallis takes time to think beyond time.

REVIEWS

European Day of Languages

Free Plato’s Cratylus: The Comedy of Language by S.M. Ewegen

Roger Caldwell talks about Plato’s views on language.

Tinker Thinkers by Susan Gardner & Amy Leask

Jana Mohr Lone teaches children to argue.

Clueless

Susan Hopkins isn’t clueless about feminism’s Nietzsche.

FICTION

Free The Landing Party

Grant Bartley observes a party that goes a little too far.

CARTOONS

Transparent Government

by Steve Delmonte

Simon & Finn

by Melissa Felder

Free You Are Here

by Chris Madden

Bill Stott’s Cartoon

by Bill Stott

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