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Issue 88: A Divided WorldArrow Head

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The tyranny of progress

Stability is not stagnation

Felix Ringel
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Life and death: Poe and Kierkegaard

The dreadful allure of Edgar Allan

J. Gerald Kennedy
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Savouring the silence

The virtue of doing not very much

Kate McLoughlin
Article

The fallacy of trust

Disaster and disease won't alter the human condition

Silvia Camporesi
Article

Populism and pandemic

Actions and outcomes laid bare

Tobias Stone
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Issue 87: Philosophy in a pandemicArrow Head

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The benefits of doing nothing

Lessons from Freud on Covid-19 burnout

Josh Cohen
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The Plague, Camus, and hope

Overcoming absurdity during a pandemic

Stephen Beale
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Urgent and immediate danger

Lockdown could be our planet’s last chance

Caroline Hickman
Article

Bezos, billionaires and the problem with big philanthropy

From coronavirus to climate change: why the rich can’t save the world

Linsey McGoey
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When virtual becomes reality

How is Covid-19 affecting the way we relate to the world

Elaine Kasket
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Issue 86: Experiencing consciousness - why does it feel so rArrow Head

Plausibility

Materialism will be mocked

Every generation scorns the ideas of reality that came before it

Bernardo Kastrup
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The demystification of consciousness

Illusionists don’t deny that consciousness exists, but propose that we rethink what it is

Keith Frankish
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The bogus mysteries of consciousness

Explaining the supposedly unexplainable

Peter Hacker
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Could consciousness be a brain process?

Dualism may not be false, but it isn't required

John Heil
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The question of qualities

Objects, not brain states, are the answer

Michael Tye
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Issue 85: Sex, Love and PhilosophyArrow Head

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Lessons in Love: A Manifesto for better sex education

Netflix’s drama Sex Education is a model for what schools should be teaching

Peter Tatchell
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Albert Camus on love and the absurd

Absurdity may be king, but love saves us from it

Jamie Lombardi
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Deleuze and Guattari got the female orgasm wrong

How I still find philosophy sexy despite their ignorance

Victoria Brooks
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Should we treat loneliness with poetry?

Sharing realities through lyrical language

Karen Simecek
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The immorality of monogamy

Why we need to stop restricting our lovers

Harry Chalmers
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