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The Ethics of Powerlessness: An Interview with Béatrice Han-Pile

How a new philosophy project aims to help transform care of terminally-ill patients

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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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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
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Why Eros and Illness Make Good Bedfellows

When we are ill, we can find our strongest lust for life. Medicine should consider this

David Morris
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Chasing Intensity: The Philosophy of Martial Arts

Martial arts are about constructing a more present, active, self-disciplined, resilient self.

Barry Allen
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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How To Escape The Dangers of Overthinking

Philosopher Martin Buber on why thinking about the Other is objectifying them.

Paul Mendes-Flohr
The Philosophy of the Everyday

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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
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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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 Living

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The Ethics of Powerlessness: An Interview with Béatrice Han-Pile

How a new philosophy project aims to help transform care of terminally-ill patients

Interview

Why Eros and Illness Make Good Bedfellows

When we are ill, we can find our strongest lust for life. Medicine should consider this

David Morris
Issue Article

Chasing Intensity: The Philosophy of Martial Arts

Martial arts are about constructing a more present, active, self-disciplined, resilient self.

Barry Allen
The Philosophy of the Everyday

How To Escape The Dangers of Overthinking

Philosopher Martin Buber on why thinking about the Other is objectifying them.

Paul Mendes-Flohr
The Philosophy of the Everyday

The Roots of Anxiety and How to Escape It

What exactly is anxiety and how might we transcend it?

Steve Taylor
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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Culture & Sexuality

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What Polyamory Teaches Us About Jealousy

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

Janet W. Hardy

Kierkegaard's Existential Lover

Does death hold the key to true love?

Sharon Krishek

Sex with Sartre

What does it mean to be a sexual being according to one of the great icons of existentialism?

Jean-Pierre Boulé

When Virtue Destroys You

Rousseau on how our emotions are essential for leading a meaningful life.

Alessandro Ferrara

Forget about catharsis, rapture or frissons – we are all shippers now

Does the phenomenon of shipping reveal a deep loneliness at the heart of modern life?

Bence Nanay
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Art & Aesthetics

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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

Subversive Rituals – How I Become A Drag Queen

The LGBTQ+ community has been denied access to rituals so they created their own.

Domenick Scudera

Art, Philosophy and Saving the World: An Interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist

Art's leading curator on resisting globalisation and why we should read Édouard Glissant

David Maclean
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Narrative & Reality

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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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