Issue 146: October/November 2021
by Rick Lewis
New translation of all Plato’s dialogues • Heideggerian hacker claims moral stance • Passing of a prominent French thinker — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
Paul Doolan reveals that the real problem with ‘the real world’ is knowing what ‘real’ really means.
Paul Griffiths argues that modern metaphysics is taking a wrong turn.
Martin Jenkins uses the virus to test our knowledge of causation.
Brian Morris describes four varieties of Buddhist metaphysics, and questions whether they can form one coherent system of thought.
Adrian Brockless unravels the threads.
Eleni Angelou eavesdrops on a conversation between a Believer and a Sceptic.
Sailee Khurjekar says that size matters when it comes to horticulture.
Raymond D. Boisvert considers how the first leads to the second.
Matthew Chalmers applies the political philosophy of John Rawls to creatures great and small.
Chris Belshaw makes the case for rearing animals for their meat and produce.
Charlie White asks, what’s the purpose of moral philosophy? Can it take us to a good place?
Hilarius Bogbinder discovers the surprisingly revolutionary views of one of the Catholic Church”s most revered philosophers.
Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University in Washington DC, helps Amirali Maleki dispel some popular misconceptions about G.W.F. Hegel’s political thought.
Existential Epistles • Responsibility Reviewed • Modern Moral Positions • Dancing Around Lyotard • Protesting About Protesting • Art & Morality Don’t Mix • Fun With Values
by Terence Green
by Matt Qvortrup
Peter Adamson traces ancient arguments against materialism.
Seán Moran takes a punt on reality.
Raymond Tallis introduces post-tensed time.
This issue we travel back in time in Germany, as Leonid Bilmes uses words and symbols to consider the words and symbols of four famous ‘Weimar magicians’.
Douglas Groothuis thinks nothing of Max Stirner’s nihilism.
Jarid Goodman watches rats negotiate the maze of popular culture.
by Mike Shiell
by Phil Witte
by Steve Delmonte
by Melissa Felder
by Guto Dias
by Ron Coleman
Michael Langford says you should be careful what you ask from a genie, or you might get lamped.
by Steven E. Clayman
by Peter Abbs