Issue 66: March/April 2008
by Rick Lewis
News reports by Sue Roberts.
Zachary Colbert spins a story of power and deceit brought to you via your computer.
Jeffrey Gordon rereads a correspondence on war between Einstein and Freud.
Gordon Marino explains how we talk ourselves out of doing the right thing.
John Goff wonders what the real cost of privacy is in the modern world.
James DuBois wonders whether meaning can be found in the face of the apparent absurdity of life.
Luke Pollard and Rebecca Massey-Chase dialogue about freedom vs determinism.
Tibor Machan considers the continuing appeal of the moral philosophy of Ayn Rand, more than fifty years after the publication of her greatest work.
John Corcoran, Alexander Razin and Tim Madigan pay tribute to their friend.
Plato’s astounding legendary lost dialogue is translated with an introductory note by Mark Cyzyk, Master of the College of Antiquities at the University of Vlastos.
Our twentieth tortuous tangle of tendentious texts tautly twisted together by Deiradiotes.
Intelligent Responses • Seeing Red For Green • Resistance is Profitable • Operation Peace • Not Choosing But Drowning • No Philosophy • No Excuse • No Surprise • No History, Please!
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 on the philosophers who investigated the Kennedy assassination.
by Joel Marks
Our philosophical science correspondent Massimo Pigliucci reports.
Raymond Tallis reflects on living longer.
Steve Wood has no fear of Paul Boghossian.
Richard Corrigan freely ponders John Searle’s thoughts on free will.
Terri Murray on Wim Wenders and panoptic power.
Terry Hand takes an Underground ride into a psychological abyss.