Issue 114: June/July 2016
by Grant Bartley
Bertrand Russell Society Gives This Magazine a Pat on the Back • News about Death • News from Scandinavia — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
Peter Saltzstein finds that Chaos Theory yields unexpected philosophical results.
Ben Trubody finds that philosophy-phobic physicist Feynman is an unacknowledged philosopher of science.
Tim Wilkinson reflects on an old question.
Dale DeBakcsy urges rigor in applying science allegorically to philosophical problems.
Peter Sjöstedt-H introduces Whitehead’s organic awareness of reality.
Mary Gregg considers how our language influences us to think about knowledge.
Chris Bainbridge zips through the greatest hits of the celebrity post-Marxist.
Van Harvey on the metaphysical aspects of an anti-metaphysical philosophy.
Alistair MacFarlane reviews the phenomenal life of a wilful mind.
Maria Baghramian remembers her long-standing mentor and friend.
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.
Why So Few Women? • New Realistic Speculations • Incalculable Realities • Embryonic Evaluations • Conservative Concerns • Unrealistic Utilitarianism • Another Maddening Idea • Inescapable Freedom • No Funny Business • The Incoherence of the Coherence
by Terence Green
Peter Adamson on medicine in the ancient world.
Seán Moran watches a street con to find where deceiving is not lying.
Raymond Tallis sees that the simple everyday world of material objects is not so simple after all.
Roger Caldwell finds philosophy & poetry to be mutually alien.
Alberto Giordano is left unsatisfied at an attempt to wed evolution, capitalism, and existentialism.
Terri Murray watches a liberal death squad in operation. (Warning: Contains spoilers!)
by Jon Carter
by Chris Madden
by Melissa Felder
Stephen Brewer stealthily records a dialogue in which Freya argues that conspiracy theories are illogical, but Orin is not so sure.