Issue 140: October/November 2020
by Grant Bartley
Ethicists shadow vaccine research • David Hume gets cancelled • Philosopher tackles Tour de France — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
HEGEL & HISTORY
Matt Qvortrup observes the watcher of the world spirit.
Jack Fox-Williams outlines the basics of how history works for Hegel.
Michael Squire scrutinises Hegel’s historical ideas about aesthetics.
Terrence Thomson asks what Kant’s concept of history can teach us.
Slavoj Žižek says Hegel doesn’t need to be a prophet to point us to a better tomorrow.
Lindsay Kelland says the precariousness of our lives can teach us core lessons.
Marla Morris considers both by philosophically remembering her teacher’s lectures, and his torn, yellowed lecture notes.
Frederik Kaufman analyses the illegality of drugs.
Nathaniel Goldberg & Chris Gavaler say philosophers should read Descartoons.
Nat Dyer looks at the humanity of a philosopher who tried to make philosophy more human.
Matt Bluemink remembers the philosopher of memory.
Natural Intelligence • The Life of Meaning • Homosexuality & Christianity • Humanist Behaviour • The Apparently Undying Nietzsche • Risks and Trade-Offs
by Terence Green
Peter Adamson on agreement in philosophy.
Seán Moran philosophically ponders plumptiousness.
Raymond Tallis thinks up some possibilities to explain free will.
James Wakefield finds out that meaning need not be monumental.
Amber Edwards explores suspended time.
Stephen Leach discovers the meaning of travel without moving from his desk.
Jack Murphy sees society’s morals faltering in a family feud.
by Melissa Felder
by Phil Witte
by Guto Dias
by Chris Gill
by Paul Wood
James V. Mead overhears Hegel mansplaining #MeToo.
by Peter Lach-Newinsky