Issue 143: April/May 2021
by Rick Lewis
Milgram II: The Horror Returns • Laroui Only Lives Thrice • Do Martian Microbes Have Rights? — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
ART & PHILOSOPHY
Jessica Logue conducts an investigation into their relationship.
Greg Stone offers a contractual definition of art, among other artful ideas.
Atika Qasim questions her own, and others’, motives for taking photos.
Peter Benson watches this ‘art movement’ with raised eyebrows.
Gary Cox opens up G.E. Moore’s ethics, and his open question argument.
Robin Wynyard reflects on his philosophical journey, and how this has influenced his thoughts about ageing.
Alex Duell explores how the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent shift to life online has contributed to human alienation from nature.
Ray Boisvert on Albert Camus, Thomas Merton and a call to be a healer in a crisis.
M.G. Piety quickly considers condensed contemplation.
The Marquis De Sade’s actual will, translated into English by R J Dent.
Hilarius Bogbinder thinks about a political theorist who saw action as good thought.
Each answer below receives a book. Apologies to the entrants not included.
Peter Adamson is Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy at the LMU in Munich, and a Philosophy Now columnist too. Amirali Maleki talks with him about Islamic philosophy.
Believe It Or Not • Reading The Signs • Neither Idle Nor Anxious • Time After Time • Free Illusions? • Unjust Causes? • Cold Compassion? • Full-of-Mindness • Let’s Rock
by Matt Qvortrup
Raymond Tallis reflexes his mind muscle.
We dive into the crosscurrents of society and identity, as Matt Teichman is captured by an idea of freedom.
Stephen Anderson takes Social Justice Warriors to philosophical task.
Tim Moxham urges us to disobey!
Shai Tubali sees how non-human minds mirror our condition back to us. [CONTAINS SPOILERS!]
by Jon Carter
by Melissa Felder
by Chris Madden
by Guto Dias
by Mike Shiell
by Jon Carter
Stephen McKenzie records a (mostly) friendly meeting between Friedrich Nietzsche, Khalil Gibran and Diotima of Mantinea.
by Sarah Rochelle