Issue 145: August/September 2021
by Rick Lewis
Templeton supports Church, shock news • Big Data is Watching Over You • Judith Jarvis Thomson — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
EXISTENTIALISM & LIFE
Sam Kelly says Jean-Paul Sartre was the Hunter S. Thompson of existentialism.
Gary Cox considers the problematic side of freedom, from the edge of a cliff.
Greg Artus contemplates (dis)embodiment, Zoom life and social media, through the ‘Looks’ of Sartre, Heidegger, and Merleau-Ponty.
Annabel Abbs follows Simone de Beauvoir’s thoughts over the horizon.
Roger Karny takes another look at liberty and alienation.
Akif Rashid asks Albert Camus why so many people around him are unhappy and confused, and what to do about it.
Cameron Hendy thinks it’s about time we all stopped.
John Irish reveals the surprisingly Enlightened views of a hellfire preacher.
With the help of renowned logician Taylor Swift, Theresa Helke introduces four fundamental paradoxes: the Liar, Epimenides’, the Truth-Teller, and the No-No.
Alex Richardson explores the ethical cavern at the centre of Stoicism.
Todd Mei says yes, as a duty of practical reason.
Jonathan Head looks at the life and thoughts of an early animal equaliser.
Our readers give their thoughts on values, each winning a valuable, if random, book.
Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Philosophy Department at the University of Liverpool, talks with Annika Loebig about death and democratising meaning.
Fat is an Ethical Issue • Life, Language & Logic • Animal Rights & Wrongs • Articles of Art • Subject to Ethical Criticism • Thinking about Tallis • More Women Philosophers Now! • No Microbe Rights Now! • Cynical Remarks
by Terence Green
by Matt Qvortrup
Peter Adamson and Hanif Amin Beidokhti on Persian cross-cultural interpretations.
Raymond Tallis reflects on embodiment.
Stuart Jeffries considers the moral implications of a (possible) lack of free will.
Dan Ray asks why drugs cannot be a part of good sport.
Amber Edwards surveys the position of women under socialism.
Thomas R. Morgan notes a diabolical, and angelic, case of anti-realism.
by Paul Wood
by Chris Gill
by Paul Wood
by Melissa Felder
by Guto Dias
Cora Cruz finds that sometimes you have to take both.
by Alasdair Macdonald
by Joe Crocker