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What's Your Story?

The story of our self is largely fictional. That can help and hinder us

Lisa Bortolotti
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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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
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Can Cats Read Minds?

How to figure out whether your pets know what you're thinking

Ali Boyle
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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What Really Matters? An Interview with Rebecca Goldstein

Mattering is a more urgent concept than meaning

Rebecca Goldstein
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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Why The Mind Is Not the Brain

Neo-existentialist Markus Gabriel argues that the term ‘mind’ is meaningless

Markus Gabriel
The Philosophy of the Everyday
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Should We Do Philosophy Through Dialogue or Debate?

Being challenged is tough but important in finding the truth

Timothy Williamson
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Animal Pain and the New Mysticism About Consciousness

Removing legal recognition of animal sentience is a remarkably stupid move - and philosophers may need to take some of the blame

Bence Nanay
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Who Is Rachael? Blade Runner and Personal Identity

The movie poses a difficult question: Does what you remember determine who you are now?

Helen Beebee
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Could fake news create fake memories?

Rejecting the real has significant consequences on our brains, according to neuroscience

Dean Burnett
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How Smart is Your Pet?

The answer could shed light on a deeper mystery: what it's like to be non-human

Ali Boyle
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The Being of Replicants

Do the existential anxieties of Blade Runner show us what it means to be authentic?

Michael Wheeler
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Why Study Philosophy?

What does philosophy actually do? Oxford philosopher Peter Hacker explains.

Peter Hacker
The Philosophy of the Everyday

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What Really Matters? An Interview with Rebecca Goldstein

Mattering is a more urgent concept than meaning

Rebecca Goldstein
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Why The Mind Is Not the Brain

Neo-existentialist Markus Gabriel argues that the term ‘mind’ is meaningless

Markus Gabriel
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Why Study Philosophy?

What does philosophy actually do? Oxford philosopher Peter Hacker explains.

Peter Hacker
The Philosophy of the Everyday

The Secrets of the Tantric Body

According to the Tantras, the body can be a vehicle to liberation and consciousness expansion

Gavin Flood
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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
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Mind & ReasonArrow Head

what is your story lisa bortolotti

What's Your Story?

The story of our self is largely fictional. That can help and hinder us

Lisa Bortolotti
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Can Cats Read Minds?

How to figure out whether your pets know what you're thinking

Ali Boyle
The Philosophy of the Everyday

Should We Do Philosophy Through Dialogue or Debate?

Being challenged is tough but important in finding the truth

Timothy Williamson
Essay

Should I Pretend That I'm Perfect?

Despite what people may think, it takes more than willpower and good intentions to succeed

Julia Staffel
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Optimism and the Good Life

Why viewing the glass as half-full can make you a better, happier person

Lisa Bortolotti
Issue Article
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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

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 Will of the Force: The Last Jedi and the Problem of Free Will

Can free will and moral responsibility exist when the future is beyond our control?

John Donaldson

Are We Doomed to Fail?

Our modern idea of failure is a return to the Calvinist notion of the predestined reprobate

Costica Bradatan

To Gift or Not to Gift? A Philosopher's Christmas Dilemma

Rather than caving in to consumerism, give your loved ones the most priceless gift: your attention

Skye C. Cleary
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