Issue 119: April/May 2017
by Rick Lewis
Tom Regan, who made case for animal rights, dead at 78 • App developer says Everything is Philosophy • Bright kids “no more moral” — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
BIOETHICS & MEDICAL ETHICS
Keith Tidman overhears a prophetic dialogue about the pluses and minuses of genetically engineering children.
Marco Kaisth asks, could radical genetic engineering create ethical factory farms?
Jan Deckers and Dominic Hall ask whether relatives of patients with a genetic disease should be told that they themselves are at an increased risk.
Simon Kolstoe says that all is not well with medicine.
Paul Walker ponders the best type of relationship between a doctor and a patient.
Vincent Lotz asks who should have the decisive power over someone’s cells after their death: their family, or the medical community?
Maria daVenza Tillmanns argues that teaching children to think must involve more than simply teaching them cognitive skills.
Rui Vieira says yes it can, of sorts.
James Tartaglia asks whether philosophy and music should intersect.
Sara Clethero says, once more with authenticity.
Eugene Earnshaw saves Western philosophy.
Alistair MacFarlane treats of the life of a great Scot.
The following philosophical forecasts of our fate each win an unforeseeable book.
Jeff McMahan says farewell to a friend.
The Wrongs & Rights of Rights • Now Here This, Man • Terrestrial Communications • Insider Insight
by Terence Green
Raymond Tallis talks about um… err…
Vaughan Rapatahana considers what Colin Wilson had to say about other philosophers.
Mark Dunbar reflects on what makes a book a classic.
Neil Richardson laments a surplus of generalities.
Dharmender Dhillon views this Guy Ritchie film through Buddhist and Nietzschean lenses.
by Melissa Felder
by Tim Oliphant
by Chris Madden
by Bill Thomas and Rob Thomas
Robert R. Clewis dreams about sympathy.