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Why do we lie?

Shattering shared reality

Josh Cohen
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Phenomenal evidence

Rejecting externalism

Philipp Berghofer
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Plato's virtual reality

The dangerous power of images

Radcliffe Edmonds
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Dangerous beliefs

How our private beliefs can have public effects

Kenneth Boyd
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The truth about conspiracy theories

Are they simply mad, bad and dangerous?

M R. Dentith
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Mapping the illusion of reality

Science, philosophy and cartography

Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther
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Albert Camus Coffee or Suicide

Should I kill myself or have a cup of coffee?

The Stoics and Existentialists agree on the answer

Skye C. Cleary
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Blade Runner memory and Identity John Locke

Who Is Rachael? Blade Runner and Personal Identity

Does what you remember determine who you are now?

Helen Beebee
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Star Wars The Force Panpsychism Philip Goff

Could the Force Really Be With Us?

Why materialists are wrong and the Jedi right.

Philip Goff
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Why Study Philosophy? Peter Hacker

Why Study Philosophy?

What does philosophy actually do?

Peter Hacker
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The Being of Replicants

The existential anxieties of Blade Runner.

Michael Wheeler
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Why Philosophy Should Be at the Core of Education

Philosophy should be at the core of all education

Peter Worley
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Metaphysics & LanguageArrow Head

20 09 23.cohen.ata

Why do we lie?

Shattering shared reality

Josh Cohen
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Phenomenal evidence

Rejecting externalism

Philipp Berghofer
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Plato's virtual reality

The dangerous power of images

Radcliffe Edmonds
Article

Mapping the illusion of reality

Science, philosophy and cartography

Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther
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Labyrinths of reality

Absurdist fiction and absurdist philosophy

Joanna Kavenna
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Mind & ReasonArrow Head

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Dangerous beliefs

How our private beliefs can have public effects

Kenneth Boyd
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The truth about conspiracy theories

Are they simply mad, bad and dangerous?

M R. Dentith
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Is this real life, or The Matrix?

Scepticism and simulation

Anandi Hattiangadi
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The story of the self

Auto-noetic consciousness gives us the big picture

Emma Syea
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The Stoic self

An eminently practical take on who we are

Massimo Pigliucci
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Ethics & ReligionArrow Head

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The unity of values in a crisis

Moral convictions unite us amid quarantine

Barry C. Smith
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Emergency ethics

Abandon freedoms, focus on duties to society

Hugo Slim
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Life, risk and Covid-19

Rejecting Heidegger's nihilism

John Milbank
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The attraction of apocalypse

The philosophy of our fascination with disaster

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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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