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The Self in the Cloud

The self in the cloud

Our identity is made up of both the inside and the outside

Charlie Huenemann
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Infinite possibilities, infinite worlds

The surprising benefits of a strange theory

Daniel Nolan
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In defence of post-realism

Relating language to a boundless world

Hilary Lawson
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The best possible world

Leibnizian optimism in the secular West

Lloyd Strickland
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Pessimissm

The promise of pessimism

Life when optimism is unconscionable

David Bather Woods
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realism part 4

Politics, truth and self-reference

There is no escape from the necessity of realism

Timothy Williamson
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72 philosophy books everyone should read

72 Philosophy Books Everyone Should Read

From Ancient Greece to Postmodernism.

IAI Editorial
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World Philosophy Day

15 Ideas that Inspired the World’s Leading Thinkers

Philosophers Judith Butler, Simon Blackburn, Massimo Pigliucci and more on the ideas that shaped their work and world view

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Pandemic prediction from Lucretius

How being afraid of death is making some people less ethical

Thomas Nail
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Contemporary Women Philosophers You Should Read

Donna Haraway, Rebecca Goldstein, and more.

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In Defence of Post-Truth

Are we better off without the concept of truth?

Steve Fuller
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What's Metaphysics All About?

Even philosophers can't figure it out.

Amanda K. Bryant
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Metaphysics & LanguageArrow Head

21 04 07.Possible worlds

Infinite possibilities, infinite worlds

The surprising benefits of a strange theory

Daniel Nolan
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In defence of post-realism

Relating language to a boundless world

Hilary Lawson
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Politics, truth and self-reference

There is no escape from the necessity of realism

Timothy Williamson
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Post-realism

Approaching an unknown world

Hilary Lawson
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Metaphysics matters

How strange questions produce vital answers

Alexander Kaiserman
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Mind & ReasonArrow Head

The Self in the Cloud

The self in the cloud

Our identity is made up of both the inside and the outside

Charlie Huenemann
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The truth play

Truth telling and performance in a post-truth world

Steve Fuller
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The three faces of racism

Inadvertent, habitual, explicit

Berit Brogaard
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A strange perspective on the practice of science

Bernardo Kastrup responds to Peter Vickers

Bernardo Kastrup
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Idealism, panpsychism and science

Are philosophers of mind merely speculating?

Peter Vickers
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Ethics & ReligionArrow Head

optimism

The best possible world

Leibnizian optimism in the secular West

Lloyd Strickland
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The promise of pessimism

Life when optimism is unconscionable

David Bather Woods
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Existentialism and the future of humanity

How philosophy might save the planet

Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei
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The meaning of death

Aging is necessary for existence

Santiago Zabala
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The hypocrisy of the West

How torture undermines reason

Kishore Mahbubani
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