Issue 16: Autumn 1996
by Rick Lewis
Richard Mason ponders the relativity of truth.
David Limond on a name which once frightened children.
Thomas D’Andrea defends the Catholic view of the philosophy of marriage.
Bob Harrison is most happy to be both.
…have some ‘isms’!
Martin Tyrrell on a champion of common sense.
Martin Thomasson on philosophy and design.
Some say the world is an illusion. Postmodernists claim it is a culturally-constructed ‘interpretation’. In a groundbreaking rebuttal of these sceptics, Susan Feldman argues that the world is just too irritating not to be real.
Nonexistent Elephants • Anglo-Saxon Attitudes • Science and Prejudice • In a State • What’s a Chair? • Philosophy Now? • Existentialist Penknives
Jane O’Grady reviews six introductory tomes.
Ralph Blumenau reviews The Ethical Primate by Mary Midgley.
Roger Caldwell on science and truth.
Les Reid reviews Darwin’s Dangerous Idea by Daniel C. Dennett.
by Richard Hendin
A short story by Danny Kodicek.