Issue 115: August/September 2016
Given the current fashion for referendums Rick Lewis has decided to offer you a choice of editorials. Pick wisely!
Self-Driving Car Studies Cast Light on Attitudes to Ethics • Nussbaum Wins Prize • Heidegger Has A New Book Out — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
Stuart Greenstreet chooses to tell us how to become authentically existentialist.
Alisa Anokhina on how the quest for authenticity can help in treating depression.
Lucian Lupescu says the disputatious Dane dares us to live.
Anja Steinbauer on Simone de Beauvoir’s Ethics of Ambiguity.
Stuart Hanscomb argues that existentialism is punk philosophy par excellence.
Alex Holzman asks what a hero is, and if Camus’ infamous character qualifies.
Greg Stone presents the evidence.
Kile Jones argues that atheistic existentialism is more compelling than religious existentialism.
Christoffer Lammer-Heindel tells us some important facts about them.
Henrik Schoeneberg gets smart about fallacious reasoning.
Chris Christensen tells a story of contradictory rules and faith broken and restored.
David Glass and Mark McCartney say Ockham’s razor doesn’t cut it with God.
Katy Baker on the demands of consequentialist theories of morality.
by Anja Steinbauer
Dale DeBakcsy thinks diligently about Xunzi’s psychological Confucianism.
The following answers to this key philosophical question each win a random book.
The Reflective Turn • Scientific Limits • More Women In Philosophy • Reality’s Limits • Liberal Conservatism • More Philosophy Now Slip-Ups
by Terence Green
Take the time to allow Raymond Tallis to change your view on time and change. Or leave it unchanged.
Richard Baron explains modal reasoning.
Matt DeStefano is unswayed by an argument explaining atheism by immorality.
Nick Everitt experiences views on the nature of experiences that don’t yield knowledge.
Jason Eberl and Kevin Decker awaken the philosophy of the Force.
by Melissa Felder
by Cameron Harvey
by Bill Stott
Kevin Robson’s existential hero finds that you can’t escape having to choose.