Issue 70: The Boring Issue
Boredom isn't personal: it's the mark of modernity
Boredom in contemporary literature.
Can boredom be interesting?
Rather than an individual experience, boredom can be a philosophical key to understanding modern life
Philosophy can provide prisoners with the sense of growth essential to being human
Art, obsession and intimacy, according to the psychoanalyst D. W. Winnicott
Art and science have more in common that they differ in the way they use models
The peril of our age is not our inability to be with ourselves but with others
Issue 69: Artificial Intelligence
Should we embrace AI or worry about it?
Is your smartphone a part of your brain? Andy Clark discusses his mind-expanding ideas.
Carl Miller warns about the hidden powers of algorithms
AI is a continuity of human intelligence.
Could AI make our daily lives more human?
Issue 68: The Good Life
Acknowledging how we constantly change each other can help us imagine better futures
Where can happiness be found?
Probably not. But good news: you can change this.
The orgasm gap and how it can be overcome.
An outdated metaphor, or pointless self-help advice?
Why optimism can make you a better, happier person
Sartre and Beauvoir disagreed on the tension between our freedom, and our power
Being 'awake' makes life full, and those going through transformative experiences know this
Hint: make it a personal fit, pursue impact and passion will follow
Issue 67: 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?
Can philosophy help care for the terminally-ill?
Illness can ignite our strongest lust for life.
A Baudrillardian view on the war for attention.
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