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Issue 68: The Good LifeArrow Head

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Alternative Hedonism

Environmentalism can aim for both a ‘simpler’ and more pleasurable post-consumerist life

Kate Soper
The Philosophy of the Everyday

What African Philosophy Can Teach You About the Good Life

Acknowledging how we constantly change each other can help us imagine better futures

Omedi Ochieng
Frontiers

Issue 68: The Good Life

Where can happiness be found?

Issue Article

Are You As Good As You Think?

Probably not. But the great news is that you can change this

Christian B. Miller
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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Issue 67: The Agony and the EcstasyArrow Head

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

What role do bliss and ecstasy play in our personal and political lives? How do we navigate situations of extreme pain and torment?

Editorial

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

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

David Maclean
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

The Ecstasy of the Hyperreal in the Age of Trump

A Baudrillardian perspective on the war for attention on social media

Douglas Kellner
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Issue 66: The Future of the Post-Work World Arrow Head

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Can Artificial Intelligence Give Our Lives Meaning?

Jobs will disappear, but our daily lives may also become more human

Ruth Yeoman
Issue Article

The Death of the 9-5

The robots are coming for our jobs. What will the workplace of tomorrow look like?

Thomas R. Wells
The Philosophy of the Everyday

My Job, My Self: How Work Defines Us

Rather than serving our individual passions, work is essential to being human

Al Gini
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Why You Should Hate Your Job

How the reality of employment is one of perpetual disappointment and the case against the work ethic

John Danaher
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Post-Work Won’t Work

Instead, we should focus on improving the experience of work to solve the malaise around it

Nicholas Smith
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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Issue 65: Anxiety & BlissArrow Head

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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

Are Addicts Truly Powerless?

If their habits don't reflect their desires, we might do better to recognise an addict's powerlessness

Daniel Morgan

Can the Concept of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Be Harmful?

In Western psychology we individualise, decontextualise and fix trauma in the past

Patrick Bracken

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

Why Do We Need A Diagnosis to See Mental Disorders As Real?

The need for diagnosis of mental disorders before showing compassion shames us all

Hanna Pickard
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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