Philosophers have given wildly different answers over the centuries
Oliver Conolly / September 15, 2016
It is fairly obvious that "King Lear" is a better play than "Timon of Athens"
Nick Spencer / September 13, 2016
The notion of human rights has increasing political salience—but is it built on sturdy philosophical ground?
Zaheer Kazmi / August 22, 2016
Attempts to fuse Islam and modern liberalism represent little more than the ghost of a renaissance. True reform will require bolder thinking
For decades abstruse, technical philosophy has dominated the field—but is that changing, and should we want it to?
Charles Foster / July 25, 2016
"Bad education seeks to make the child something other than him or herself"
The Australian philosopher on "effective altruism," immigration points systems and defining philosophy
Naomi Goulder / May 26, 2016
Philosophers from Rousseau to Nietzsche have offered answers
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Daniel Elstein / March 14, 2016
The great philosopher, who died yesterday aged 89, might have saved materialism
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