Issue 82: January/February 2011
by Joel Marks
Philosophy Day row irks Iran • Mindreading computers • Philodcasts? • French toddlers play with ideas — News reports by Sue Roberts
THE DEATH OF MORALITY
David Wong illustrates moral relativism with some telling examples.
Richard Joyce on what happens when falsehoods are too useful to throw out.
Jesse Prinz argues that the source of our moral inclinations is merely cultural.
Richard Garner says it’s about time we got rid of it.
Christopher Norris presents a case for the defence.
Mark Goldblatt gets animated about his self.
Lawrence Crocker examines the logic of hope.
Phil Badger guides us through the varieties of liberalism, historical and philosophical.
Would Aristotle’s Facebook contacts really be his friends? asks Alan Rolle.
Our thirty-sixth set of seemingly sorcerous semantics sublimely sorted by Deiradiotes.
Free Debate • Splitter • Marks’ Manifesto • Russell Reaching Wilson’s Peak • Complementary Letters • Warning Signs • Memorybox • Still God Bothered
by Joel Marks
Tim Madigan reflects on the murder of John Lennon.
Raymond Tallis puts an instinctive smile on your face.
Emily Anne Parker has a second look at The Second Sex.
Roger Caldwell scrutinizes Scruton.
Terri Murray observes Scorsese’s battle of moralities.
Yahia Lababidi’s multiple philosophies speak gently to us.
by Andrea Nicki