Issue 61: May/June 2007
by Rick Lewis
Ancient Aristotle commentary discovered • Robot rights call rebuffed • Philosophers of wine hold popular gathering — News reports by Sue Roberts
Eric Dietrich looks forward to the extinction of humanity.
Ray Tallis peers into the future, without fear.
Brenda Almond on why the gay adoption debate isn’t really about sexual morality.
Dr E. R. Klein says we should reconsider the value of space exploration and start getting ready to leave the nest.
Mary Midgley argues that Security is not about the size of your military.
Christopher Macann explains the basis of his ‘genetic’ system of phenomenology.
Paul Edwards disagrees with Kant in this recently-discovered paper.
If we think carefully about our decisions, we’ll wind up living better lives, right? Jean Kazez asks this question in response to three recent books about happiness.
Carl Murray sees things from an Other point of view.
John Shand reads between the lines.
The following readers’ answers to this central philosophical question each win a random book.
Philippe Le Pers reports after the death of the ‘photographer’ philosopher.
Our fifteenth phantasmogorial philosophical philological frenzy funkily fused together by Deiradiotes.
A Story of Self • ‘Socrates is Dead’ Claims God • Bell’s Notation Note • Kazez Responds • Research Responsibilities • Betty Wrong • I Am Not That I Am • Weight On Your Mind • Good and Evol
Having traveled from the turn of the Fourth Century B.C. to the turn of the Twenty-First Century A.D., Socrates has eagerly signed on as a Philosophy Now columnist so that he may continue to carry out his divinely-inspired dialogic mission.
Tim Madigan ponders the mysteries of friendship.
by Joel Marks
Floris van den Berg takes a course in Paul Cliteur’s moral Esperanto.
Lesley Chamberlain wants to rescue Kant from an interesting book by Robert Zimmerman.
Revisiting the Western convinces Thomas Wartenberg that historical progress is not just a simple question of good heroically triumphing over evil.
Alistair Fruish deals you the straight dope.