Issue 86: September/October 2011
by Anja Steinbauer
Derek Parfit asks: What Matters? • Philosophy college launches in London • Leiter accuses rival of ‘misconduct’ — News reports by Sue Roberts.
KANT & CO.
Peter Rickman says you’re not the only one.
Robert Wallace describes a little-known alternative divinity.
G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831) had a grand, overarching theory of how history unfolds. Roger Duncan looks at the nature of master-slave relationships in Hegel’s thought.
Eva Cybulska peers into Friedrich Nietzsche’s stormy psyche.
Roger Caldwell looks at the most pessimistic of philosophers.
John Holroyd negotiates a middle way between these two much-lauded figures.
Phil Badger tackles the famous ‘Trolley Problem’ of ethics.
Patricia Herron looks at life and death philosophically.
Alistair MacFarlane on the best-known advocate of Process Philosophy.
The following answers to this question each win a signed copy of How To Be An Agnostic by Mark Vernon. Sorry if you’re not here; there were lots of entries.
Our fortieth thoroughly furrowed field of facts philosophically farmed by Deiradiotes.
Outsider Revisionism • Non-Violent Narratives • Marks on Animals • Philosophies About Children • Artful Doubter • Maths & Reality • Kant Not Dead, But Timeless
by Joel Marks
Raymond Tallis takes the time to explain time.
Karl White wants to live forever.
James Williams has a singularily good time.
Dharmender Dhillon watches Dionysus dance with Apollo. WARNING: Contains a plot spoiler.
Carl Murray eavesdrops on an heroic argument.
by Constantine Sandis