Issue 18: Summer 1997


Talking to Ourselves?

by Rick Lewis


Art: Reaching for the Sublime

Peter Benson replies to Colin Radford’s ‘Art: The Demotion Derby’.

Dan Dennett and the Conscious Robot

Roger Caldwell discusses Descartes, Darwin, Dennett & dogs.

Darwin was my Grandmother

Mike Appleby considers thoughts about evolution and the evolution of thought.

Freud, Aristotle & Judaism

Gur Hirshberg on competing conceptions of human nature.

Grief Revisited

Michael Williams on death and detachment.

Philosophy on the Internet

Talking to the Animals

Patrick Phillips asks: Is It Incredible?

Thinking About Thinking

A brief introduction to one of the fundamenal questions for Artifical Intelligence research, by Tomas Campbell.

What’s Out There?

Edward Ingram visits Roboworld.


Letters to the Editor

God and the Spice Girls • What’s a Theory? • Solipsists unite! • Meanings and Illusions


Does God Exist?

Does God Exist?: The Debate Between Theists and Atheists by J.P. Moreland & Kai Neilsen, with additional contributions. A review by Sue Johnson.

Heidegger’s Feeble Excuses

John Mann reviews Martin Heidegger: A Political Life by Hugo Ott.

Living and Partly Living

John Mann reviews The Last Philosophy by Don Cupitt, What is Philosophy? by Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari, and The Bridge to Nothingness by Shlomo Giora Shoham.


The Philosophy of Horace Rump

by Professor Horace Rump (as dictated to Ronald R. Johnson)

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