Issue 134: October/November 2019
by Rick Lewis
Locke doc shock in Maryland • Žižek says something controversial again • French MPs debate sex and bioethics — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
Christopher Ryan takes a dogged look at Schopenhauer’s view of the world.
Duncan Richter explains why Schopenhauer thinks art, especially music, can provide a kind of salvation.
Dennis Vanden Auweele looks at Schopenhauer’s response to suffering.
Sam Woolfe asks if pessimism is a proper response to life or a symptom of depression.
Hugh Hunter wonders if we’re always free in our use of our free time.
Waqās Ahmed connects Leonardo’s worldview with systems theory.
Andrew Notier unfolds the social construction of mathematics for us.
Susana Badiola wonders how technology will help us understand our selves.
Daniel Faggella uses technology to reevaluate what it is to be challenged.
Martin Jenkins looks at the life, love and logic of a medieval free thinker.
Raymond Boisvert meditates on the mind of a metaphysician of meaning.
Costica Bradatan is a Professor of Humanities in the Honors College at Texas Tech University, and an Honorary Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of Queensland. Francesco D’Isa talks with him about the philosophies of life and death.
The Clone Wars • Trolley Problem Rumbles On • Return To Zen, Duh • In His Image • A Spirited Response • Errata Philosophica Extra
by Terence Green
Seán Moran analyses amphitheatrical antics.
Raymond Tallis has some inconclusive thoughts.
Joe Smith affirms a criticism of a popular view that sees Nietzsche as a right-on revolutionary.
Don Berry finds modern-day applications for life advice from antiquity.
Thomas E. Wartenberg sees current concerns about truth in the news spotlighted by a classic Western.
by Josh Quarles
by Melissa Felder
by Shelley Matheis
by Bill Stott
Luke Tarassenko is determined to make a splash.