Issue 126: June/July 2018
by Tim Delaney
Giant Karl Marx Bestrides Trier • Derek Parfit’s Photography Exhibition Opens • Bertrand Russell Prison Letters Project — News reports by Anja Steinbauer and Tim Beardmore-Gray
Tim Madigan and Daria Gorlova explain Aristotle’s understanding of good friends and tell us why we need them.
Tim Delaney and Anastasia Malakhova categorize and analyze the different kinds of modern-day friendships.
Robert Michael Ruehl calls for a friendly revolution.
Seán Moran asks amiable Aquinas about amity.
Stephen Asma says biology needs to understand the purpose – the ‘telos’ – of organisms and systems.
Stephen Leach and James Tartaglia investigate where the idea of the meaning of life originated.
How Kim Kavin found herself considering the philosophies of Kant, Mill and Singer at America’s biggest legal dog auction.
Grant Bartley argues that to say the mind is physical is an abuse of language.
Stamatina Liosi enlists the help of Immanuel Kant to discover why we have a duty to treat the dead with dignity.
Roger Caldwell takes a sceptical look at scepticism.
Alistair MacFarlane looks at a man who applied his thought to his life.
Judging Heidegger • Hail & Hurricanes • Being & Appearance • Could A Philosopher Be Conscious? • The Ex-Freedom Files • Off-Balance In Translation
by Terence Green
Peter Adamson says the bonds of friendship are virtuous.
Raymond Tallis explores non-being and time.
Massimo Pigliucci says the bad boy of philosophy of science has done it again, posthumously.
Paul Davis commentates on some philosophy of sports research.
Terri Murray takes in a subtle critique of academic philosophy’s anemic inertia.
by Melissa Felder
by Loren Fishman
by Chris Gill
Keith Frankish asks if it’s possible to know whether humans, or robots, have minds.
by Clinton Van Inman