Issue 144: June/July 2021
by Rick Lewis
Two Philosophers’ Prizes • Two Philosophers’ Deaths • One Philosopher’s Birthday — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
MODERN MORAL PROBLEMS
Andrew Hyams recognises what fuels protest movements.
Charlotte Curran tells us precisely why fat shaming is unethical.
Frank Thermitus says prepare for the worst to achieve the best.
Elad Uzan argues that although it may well be, this doesn’t necessarily justify a warlike response.
Gerard Elfstrom asks what such creatures, if they exist, would be like and how much it matters morally.
Ji Young Lee and Andrea Bidoli discuss how artificial womb technology will shape the abortion rights discussion.
Karen Parham explores the collection of curious concepts Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari use in their organic perception of reality.
Sujantra McKeever finds striking similarities between Cartesian and yogic thought.
James R. Robinson finds ways of bridging the gap (or not).
Chad Engelland philosophically analyses the experience of being at the seaside.
Dean Ericksen finds something strange in his cabinet of philosophical curiosities.
Martin Jenkins gathers his courage, steps through the wardrobe and meets an enchanting professor.
Martin Savransky is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. He works at the intersections of philosophy, postcolonial studies & political ecology. Thiago Pinho talks with him about Pragmatism and the politics of the pluriverse.
The Re-Presentation of Representation • Dazed & Confused by Art & Morality • Thinking About Words • Toil, Leisure & Idealism • Work of Art & Morality • Mortal Remains
by Terence Green
by Matt Qvortrup
Peter Adamson considers explanations of evil in the context of slavery in nineteenth century America.
Seán Moran suspects simple stereotypes.
Raymond Tallis gazes into the gap between nature’s habits and the laws of science.
To philosophy… and beyond! John Shand agrees with Mary Midgley about philosophy’s purpose.
Kieran Brayford thinks ahead.
Joshua Schrier asks whether artificial real intelligence is possible.
Brian McCusker looks and leaps into Casablanca with Søren Kierkegaard.
by Harley Schwadron
by Harley Schwadron
by Guto Dias
by Wolfgang Niesielski
by Chris Gill
by Melissa Felder
Luís Cordeiro-Rodrigues and Ricardo Tavares find good intentions leading in the wrong direction.
by Brandon Robshaw