Issue 137: April/May 2020
by Tim B-Gray
Report by Anja Steinbauer
NIETZSCHE PAST & FUTURE
Brandon Robshaw looks again at Nietzsche’s idea of the eternal repetition of life.
David Birch compares the attitudes of Friedrich Nietzsche and Kanye West.
Christopher Devlin Brown sees similarities and differences in Nietzsche’s and Plato’s critiques of art.
Paul Doolan on what Nietzsche thought we can, and can’t, get out of history.
Paul O’Mahoney considers the awful fate Nietzsche predicts for humanity.
Toni Vogel Carey wrestles with conflicts of duty.
Owain Griffin takes a leap beyond the limits of numbers, into concepts.
Les Reid wonders whether the universe might turn out to be infinite after all.
David Rönnegard argues that academia must focus on unearthing gems.
Mark Willingham looks at the philosophy of the great artist.
Our readers give their thoughts, each winning the right to a random book.
Piers Benn remembers his friend and colleague.
Letters About Nothing • Climate of Change • There Are Others • Freedom & Bondage • Face Values • Modern Omniscience • Bad Thoughts? Full Marx! • Philosophy: What Is It Good For?
by Terence Green
Peter Adamson wonders if we can learn philosophy from a life.
Raymond Tallis argues that your brain waves are not themselves thoughts.
Thorsten Botz-Bornstein writes in praise of Industry in our postindustrial morass.
Roberto Manzocco explores the posthuman condition.
Chad Trainer asks whether animals should be considered moral ‘ends in themselves’.
Chris Ferbrache wonders why zombie movies have remained so popular for almost a century.
by Paul Wood
by Melissa Felder
Steve Brewer’s players discuss a strategy for selfish ethical behaviour.
by Ben G. Yacobi