Issue 79: June/July 2010
by Rick Lewis
Middlesex bowled out? • Soccer: Socrates crushed by Nietzsche • Venter team creates life • Haslanger is distinguished — News reports by Sue Roberts
LAW, TOLERANCE AND SOCIETY
Shawn Harte on a fleeting dream.
Emrys Westacott asks a probing question.
Matthew Pianalto isn’t going to take it any more.
Frederick Ochieng’-Odhiambo tells us why truth is sometimes sacrificed to law.
Bill Capra demonstrates that the fact that everything is a goat can be shown by a simple argument which draws on elementary modal principles.
by John Rogers
by Rick Lewis
William Tam finds uses for philosophy and other ‘useless’ arts.
Regan Penaluna introduces Damaris Masham (1659-1708).
Not as much as some people think, says Phil Badger.
The following answers to this central philosophical question each win a random book.
by Piers Benn
Our thirty-third liminal list of looped linguistic links lovingly legislated by Deiradiotes.
Epistles to the Philosophers • Computing Conscience • Lost In Time • Taking Liberties • Piece of Mind
Tim Madigan remembers Tim Cooney (1930-1999).
by Joel Marks
Raymond Tallis reveals the philosophical connection between medical ethics and hair loss.
Grant Bartley scrutinizes an epic graphic biography of Bertrand Russell.
Sherrie Lyons judges Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce on animal legal rights.
Ismar Badzic thinks about multiple identities.
Valentin Sawadsky commentates on the gulf between minds.
by Bob Newman