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Enjoying Vicious Artists

Can you ever really separate the art from the artist?

Nate Sheff
Philosophers on Film
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Countering the Achievement Society

To cultivate success, rather than exhaustion, education must rediscover the role of leisure

Rebecca Rozelle-Stone
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Can We Reinvent Ourselves? An Existentialist View

Sartre and Beauvoir disagreed on the tension between our freedom, and our power

Kate Kirkpatrick
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The Good Life in the 21st Century: Living Single

Studies show single people are more independent, focus on growth and develop rich relationships

Bella DePaulo
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Life As a Work of Art

An outdated metaphor, or pointless self-help advice?

Bence Nanay
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The Science of Good Sex: An Interview with Zhana Vrangalova

The psychologist explains the orgasm gap and how it can be overcome

Paula Erizanu
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Should I kill myself or have a cup of coffee? The Stoics and Existentialists agree on the answer

Drinking coffee is not a blasé choice, but an affirmation that life is worth living

Skye C. Cleary
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Philosophy vs. Psychology

Is Kant the latest casualty in the war between the two disciplines?

Andrew Bowie
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What is authentic love? A View from Simone de Beauvoir

Being independent and equal in love

Kate Kirkpatrick
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The Failure of Patriarchy

Outlining a vision for a just, equitable and socialist society, and how to achieve it.

Finn Mackay
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Gaia and the City

Urban solutions to overpopulation: James Lovelock in conversation with Crispin Tickell.

James Lovelock
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When Art Meets Activism

As Tate faces the Information Tribunal over BP sponsorship, is there a line between art and ethics?

Hannah Davey

Life & The LivingArrow Head

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Countering the Achievement Society

To cultivate success, rather than exhaustion, education must rediscover the role of leisure

Rebecca Rozelle-Stone
Essay

Can We Reinvent Ourselves? An Existentialist View

Sartre and Beauvoir disagreed on the tension between our freedom, and our power

Kate Kirkpatrick
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What Is The Meaning of Life?

Being 'awake' makes life full, and those going through transformative experiences know this

Steve Taylor
The Philosophy of the Everyday

How To Choose Your Dream Job Like an Effective Altruist

Hint: make it a personal fit, pursue impact and passion will follow

William MacAskill
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Can We Reinvent Ourselves? A Buddhist View

The Buddhist perspective suggests we can, if we pay attention

Bronwyn Finnigan
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Culture & SexualityArrow Head

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The Good Life in the 21st Century: Living Single

Studies show single people are more independent, focus on growth and develop rich relationships

Bella DePaulo
Issue Article

The Science of Good Sex: An Interview with Zhana Vrangalova

The psychologist explains the orgasm gap and how it can be overcome

Paula Erizanu
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The Phenomenology of Desire and Orgasm

How eroticism defies chemistry, identity and time

Sara Heinämaa
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Why Does the World Cup Give Rise to Domestic Violence?

Reminding football fans what they admire on the pitch can curb toxic masculinity off it

Paul Davis
The Philosophy Behind the News

What Polyamory Teaches Us About Jealousy

Jealousy is probable and survivable, and we can learn how to manage it ourselves.

Janet W. Hardy
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Enjoying Vicious Artists

Can you ever really separate the art from the artist?

Nate Sheff
Philosophers on Film

Life As a Work of Art

An outdated metaphor, or pointless self-help advice?

Bence Nanay
Issue Article

Spirited Away With Heidegger

Both Heidegger and Miyazaki offer answers to our age's vital question of how technology and nature can co-exist

Edward McDougall
Philosophers on Film

David Bowie and the Theatre of Self

Can any philosopher catch up with Bowie's fluid notion of identity? Hume might, just about

Ted Ammon

Why Do We Fall in Love With Fictional Characters?

They don't require sacrifice or exclusivity yet they may bring light upon what real qualities are worth loving

Catherine Brown
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Listening to Aesop’s Animals

Blurring the lines between human and animal, Aesop's Fables challenge our understanding of human behaviour

Jeremy B. Lefkowitz
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Trump: The Post-Modern Nightmare

Is Trump the end of post-modernism?

Alison Milbank

Beyond Originality

If there are only seven basic plots, are we doomed to an eternity of re-runs?

Dylan Evans

Authenticity is a Con

From Oprah Winfrey to Nigel Farage: is the quest for authenticity just a way to make a fast buck?

Peter York

Fantasy Management

Can we live without fantasy, or is it an essential part of our lives?

Richard K. Morgan
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