Issue 46: The Ends of Philosophy
As science claims to explain the nature of reality, is philosophy itself in need of a rethink?
Philosophy has failed to justify truth. Could art help philosophers ask more vital questions?
HEAD TO HEAD: When it comes to the concept of time, we cannot do without philosophy.
HEAD TO HEAD: Science will ultimately always take precedence over philosophy.
Do we still need Freud to understand the subconscious? Or has psychoanalysis been superseded by neuroscience?
Issue 45: Time's Arrow
We think space and time are the structure of the universe. But are they simply human fantasy?
HEAD TO HEAD: The present is nothing but a border between the past and the future.
HEAD TO HEAD: Arguing the reality of past and future is to miss what really matters.
We forget vastly more than we remember. So why is memory so vital for our sense of self?
HEAD TO HEAD: Moral philosophy must guard against anthropocentrism.
HEAD TO HEAD: Anthropocentrism is an obsession of yesterday.
The exploration of the feminine in the novels of Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf: can a man add anything?
Issue 44: Beyond Good and Evil
Do good and evil really exist? And, if so, are they unique to humans? Or can animals – and even machines – be moral too?
HEAD TO HEAD: Are arguments in defence of religion nothing but pseudo-profundity?
HEAD TO HEAD: In comparing the finite and the infinite, paradox is a powerful tool.
Our technologies may be more powerful than ever, but is human stupidity the real threat to our future?
The Christian Research Institute responds to questions raised by Mark Rowlands.
Issue 43: New Gods
Is belief an essential part of human nature? Or can we banish faith forever?
HEAD TO HEAD: Philosophy should side with science in the fight against religion.
HEAD TO HEAD: There is more to reality than can be seen from the lab and the armchair.
In a secular age, how do we construct ideals to live by?
Is the pursuit of the authentic self an empty fantasy? Or fundamental to a true understanding of the world?
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