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Issue 48: Reality BitesArrow Head

Editorial 48

Reality Bites

Is experience just a creative response to reality?

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Friston vs Brogaard: Down the Rabbit Hole - part 1

Is experience real, or a construct of the brain?

Karl Friston
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Friston vs Brogaard: Down the Rabbit Hole - part 2

HEAD TO HEAD: If we cannot trust our senses, where does this leave our beliefs?

Berit Brogaard

The Philosopher and the Ocean

Philosophy claims to be a dynamic force, challenging our basic assumptions. But how?

Rufus Duits

Beauty Bites Back

Beauty is boring. The evidence is piling up.

Stephen Bayley
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Issue 47: Life, Meaning and MoralityArrow Head

Editorial 47 ii

Life, Meaning and Morality

What is meaning and morality's place in our lives?

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Beyond Words

We use language every day - why do we distrust it?

Emma Borg
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The Kingdom of Speech

Language evolved with us. What are its limits?

Daniel Everett
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Terrorism and the Truth

Has rhetoric outstripped reality?

John Lloyd
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Imagining Reality

Does imagination encourage or impede progress?

Dylan Evans
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Issue 46: The Ends of PhilosophyArrow Head

Editorial 46

The Ends of Philosophy

Is philosophy in need of a rethink?

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Art, Philosophy, and Truth

Can art help philosophy ask more vital questions?

Andrew Bowie
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Diekemper vs Barbour: The Dance of Time - part 3

We need philosophy to grasp the concept of time.

Joseph Diekemper
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Diekemper vs Barbour: The Dance of Time - part 4

Science will always supersede philosophy.

Julian Barbour
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Hidden Desires and Secret Thoughts

Has neuroscience superseded psychoanalysis?

Richard Bentall
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Issue 45: Time's ArrowArrow Head

Editorial 45

Time's Arrow

Are space and time simply human fantasy?

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Diekemper vs Barbour: The Dance of Time - part 1

The present is a border between past and future.

Joseph Diekemper
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Diekemper vs Barbour: The Dance of Time - part 2

Arguing about past and future misses what matters.

Julian Barbour
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Forgetting To Be Me

Why is memory so vital for our sense of self?

Angie Hobbs
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Sorell vs Rowlands: Morality Beyond Humanity - part 3

Moral philosophy must resist anthropocentrism.

Tom Sorell
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