Issue 15

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Issue 15: Spring/Summer 1996



by Mark Daniels


News: Spring/Summer 1996


A student’s guide to Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism

Nigel Warburton gives a brief introduction to this classic text.

Ethics Capsule Reviews

Cheap (under £10) and readable books on ethics.

Introduction to Ethics

The Dangers of Moral Certainty

Peter Lloyd savages the “continental” approach to moral philosophy.

The debate continues…

by Peter Lloyd and Innes Crellin

The Need for Authenticity

Innes Crellin attacks the “Anglo-Saxon” approach to moral philosophy.


(Chinese) Philosophy on the Internet

Economics and Rationality

Brendan Larvor reviews The State We’re In by Will Hutton and explains why consumers aren’t crazy after all.

Events and Things

Michael Bulley on whether Events can happen Now … and other metaphysical conundra.

Is Science an Ideology?

Our last issue contained two articles on the philosophy of science: an analysis of the works of Khun and a review of Feyerabend’s Against Method. Mike Fuller continues their debate about science, philosophy, & truth.


Letters to the Editor

No! Not Philosophy! • Continental Ethics • The Anglican Communion and Marriage • Language and Meaning • Eating people and throwing darts


Is There a God?

David Hall reviews Is There A God? by Richard Swinburne.


Kant’s advice to the lovelorn

Mike Harding on philosophers who could answer real questions.

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