Issue 9: Summer 1994
by Rick Lewis
Geoffrey Scarre responds to Tim Chappell with a qualified defence of motoring.
Daniel Hutto continues to explore the Analytic jungle.
Peter Cave spots a few fallacies.
Not many people in our affluent, comfortable nation are prepared to risk their comfort or their liberty for the sake of ideas. If philosophers are to be involved in society and it’s problems, they should find out about the views of such individuals. In this spirit, two intrepid souls from Philosophy Now went down to the site of the planned M11 motorway extension in Leytonstone, east London, to ask some antiroad protestors about their values and their views on society.
Dan Fleming suggests that culture has turned outside in.
Nigel Sanitt on waiters, actors and bad faith.
Ian Betteridge on the implications of transgenic experiments for moral theory.
by Chris Ormell
Meaning and Proof • Immortal Lines • Religious Belief and Santa Claus • Immortal Oaks? • Chappell Not Dotty • Scepticism about Scepticism • Containerisation • Guilt and Nostalgia
Jane Singleton reviews The Elimination of Morality: Reflections on Utilitarianism and Bioethics by Anne Maclean.
Keith Seddon reviews The Philosophy of Time, edited by Robin Le Poidevin and Murray MacBeath.
Les Reid reviews Immortality, an anthology edited and introduced by Paul Edwards.
by Tim Lebon (with apologies to P.G. Wodehouse)
by Raoul Jose Luis-y-Pelly