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Against Stupidity in the Media

Angela Phillips is the winner of Philosophy Now’s 2019 Award for Contributions in the Fight Against Stupidity. She gave this acceptance talk at Conway Hall in January.
[Issue 131 :: April/May 2019 :: Articles]

A Forgiving Reason: The Secret of Sherlock Holmes’ Success

Tim Weldon detects links between Sherlock Holmes and Blaise Pascal in the operation of intuition.
[Issue 129 :: December 2018 / January 2019 :: Arts & Letters]

Ockham’s Rose

Carol Nicholson looks at philosophical themes in The Name Of The Rose. (WARNING: CONTAINS PLOT SPOILERS.)
[Issue 129 :: December 2018 / January 2019 :: Arts & Letters]


Sandy Grant dares to doubt them.
[Issue 127 :: August/September 2018 :: Articles]

Hail, Malthus!

Toni Vogel Carey on how easily and dangerously poor reasoning can become accepted wisdom.
[Issue 125 :: April/May 2018 :: Articles]

Bertrand Russell on Something

Landon D.C. Elkind explains why Russell believed logic can set thought free.
[Issue 120 :: June/July 2017 :: Bertrand Russell]

Gottlob Frege (1848-1925)

Alistair MacFarlane laments the profound disappointment of a master of logic.
[Issue 116 :: October/November 2016 :: Brief Lives]

Modality & Explanatory Reasoning by Boris Kment

Richard Baron explains modal reasoning.
[Issue 115 :: August/September 2016 :: Books]

Dancing with Absurdity

Fred Leavitt argues that our most cherished beliefs are probably wrong.
[Issue 110 :: October/November 2015 :: Articles]

The Life & Death of Common Sense

An obituary by Toni Vogel Carey
[Issue 110 :: October/November 2015 :: Articles]

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