In a London café, Anja Steinbauer chats with the philosopher who invented the word ‘idiosyncratic’.
[Issue 122 :: October/November 2017]
Our columnist has just released a major book on the philosophy of time. Grant Bartley interviews him about Of Time and Lamentation.
[Issue 120 :: June/July 2017]
Grant Bartley interviews the historian of Western philosophy and former Economist editor.
[Issue 118 :: February/March 2017]
Tu Weiming is a philosophy professor at Harvard University and Chair of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University. He is an ethicist and is one of the leading lights of New Confucianism. David Volodzko asked him about the relevance of Confucius today.
[Issue 117 :: December 2016 / January 2017]
Stanley Fish is an American literary theorist, legal scholar, and public intellectual. Scott Parker asks him about a particular kind of community.
[Issue 116 :: October/November 2016]
Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán has been called ‘the crime-fighting philosopher’ for using philosophy to make sense of organized crime. He has worked for a range of organisations including the Colombian government, Global Integrity, and Transparency International. Nick Chester asks him about using philosophy to combat corruption.
[Issue 114 :: June/July 2016]
The moral and political philosopher D.D. (David Daiches) Raphael died just before Christmas – a month short of his 100th birthday. Shortly before his death, he spoke to Gideon Calder about what more than eighty years in philosophy involves.
[Issue 112 :: February/March 2016]
Simon Blackburn is a Vice President of the British Humanist Association, a member of the Humanist Philosophers’ Group, a former Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and currently a Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rick Lewis asks him about his atheism.
[Issue 99 :: November/December 2013]
William Irwin edits Blackwell’s ‘Philosophy And Pop Culture’ book series. Grant Bartley asks him about Black Sabbath & Philosophy.
[Issue 94 :: January/February 2013]
Michael Graziano is a Professor of Neuroscience at Princeton. Ernest Dempsey asks him about the mind and the brain.
[Issue 87 :: November/December 2011]