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Labyirinths of reality

Labyrinths of reality

Absurdist fiction and absurdist philosophy

Joanna Kavenna
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Phenomenology solves quantum puzzles

Bringing consciousness back to the quantum table

Steven French
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The universal mind

Idealism vs panpsychism

Bernardo Kastrup
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A conscious universe

Panpsychism vs idealism

Philip Goff
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The embodied self

Merleau-Ponty on consciousness and the lived body

Ron McClamrock
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Performativity and Black Lives Matter

Who we are and what we do

Judith Butler
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Why Study Philosophy?

What does philosophy actually do?

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Philosophy should be at the core of all education

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Why Philosophy Matters

We asked philosophers why it's important to them.

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Plato Not Prozac

What are the practical applications of philosophy?

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Even philosophers can't figure it out.

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Camus' quest for meaning

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The self is not in the brain, or the mind

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The phenomenology of solitude

Husserl, Heidegger and our social nature

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The transcendental self

The search for meaning and value

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How hard is the hard problem of consciousness?

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The strange allure of borders

Why are we drawn to what divides us?

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The Plague, Camus, and hope

Overcoming absurdity during a pandemic

Stephen Beale
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A Defence of Progress

How to avoid the self-fulfilling prophecy of pessimism

Raymond Tallis
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The Fantasy of Reality

Why belief in reality is a dangerous mistake

Hilary Lawson
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Why Facts Elude Us

Language tangles and competing realities

Joanna Kavenna
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15 Ideas that Inspired the World’s Leading Thinkers

Philosophers Judith Butler, Simon Blackburn, Massimo Pigliucci and more on the ideas that shaped their work and world view

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The Big Myths In And On Science

Why do bad scientific theories live for so long?

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