Issue 157: August/September 2023
by Rick Lewis
Harry Frankfurt, philosopher, has died • So has Milan Kundera, novelist and thinker • Violent attack on philosophy class — News reports by Anja Steinbauer
Paul Moore-Bridger reports from an exciting new frontier for philosophy.
Zaid Shehryar compares two opposing views.
Christopher Devlin Brown argues that our wholesale destruction of animals makes veganism humanity’s primary moral imperative.
Will Bynoe on milk, therapy, and the nature of being.
Nurana Rajabova considers why, according to John Locke, you continue to be you.
Jared Warren says, think of a number. What exactly are you thinking of?
Letizia Nonnis unfolds Kant’s conception of the nature of and experience of time.
Jacob Bell argues that we can’t determine the ultimate nature of reality.
Stephen Leach gives you an unbiased reason why you shouldn’t be selfish.
Adam Kaiser finds a fine case of mass existential longing.
Helena Moradi looks at changing philosophical attitudes to technology.
Dermot M. Griffin reflects on the sources and relevance of this ancient wisdom.
Hilarius Bogbinder on the philosophical life of a key figure of the Catholic Church.
Each answer below receives a book. Apologies to the many entrants not included.
Thinking About Ethics • Writing on Wrongs • Vaguely Agreeing • Other Voices • The Horror, The Horror • Artificial Intelligentsia
by Terence Green
by Matt Qvortrup
Raymond Tallis holds a mirror up to the philosophical world.
Massimo Pigliucci looks at the core principles for a Stoic life.
Gary Browning considers the ideas and emotions expressed in Bob Dylan’s songs and writings.
John Best tries to move beyond postmodernism.
Mike Sutton discusses Jean-François Lyotard’s classic report on The Postmodern Condition.
Jarett Figlin discusses depravity & the American dream.
by Ivor Healy
by Chris Gill
by Ivor Healy
by Guto Dias
by Melissa Felder
Mark C. Watney watches Martin Heidegger’s kitchen encounter.
by Sivanth Adithya.N
by Oliver Leech