Issue 110: October/November 2015
by Rick Lewis
Tots gain moral sense by 2 years • French children to be taught more civics • Heythrop College to close — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
LIBERTY & EQUALITY
James P. Sterba thinks libertarianism implies a right to welfare.
Philip Badger tries to convince us to be optimistic about human equality.
Simon Clarke argues that deciding when to die is a matter of individuality.
Seán Moran is watching the watchers.
Francisco Mejia Uribe explains why the rise of fundamentalism poses a problem for liberals, and suggests what they can do about it.
Ryan Andrews reminds us what free speech is for.
Richard Oxenberg tells us why democracy needs philosopher-citizens.
David Birch looks for the links between the teen spirit & the philosophical impulse.
Fred Leavitt argues that our most cherished beliefs are probably wrong.
Sally Latham examines the construction of identity through memory.
No, says Robert Newman.
An obituary by Toni Vogel Carey
Stephen C. Small looks at the life of one of philosophy’s rebel heroes.
Free Post, Or Not • The Comedy of Reviews • Anderson on Trial • Art Articulations • Clarity and Brevity • Tallis’s Twists of Truth
In his new column Peter Adamson wonders what the ancient Greeks had to say about economics.
Raymond Tallis wrote this column of his own free will.
Robin Davenport reviews Sam Harris on Lying.
Scott F. Parker reviews Mark Rowlands on Running.
David Taube exposes some of the difficulties in ever fully knowing the one we love.
by Melissa Felder
by Bill Stott
by M. A. Istvan Jr.
Jackie Griffiths tells a tale of innocence and mortality.