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70 Philosophy Books Everyone Should Read

From Ancient Greece to Postmodernism, this list has you covered...

IAI News Editorial Staff
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The Philosopher at Work: An Interview with Brennan Jacoby

What lessons can Nietzsche offer to the world of business?

David Maclean
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Informants, Police, and Unconscionability

Should untrained citizens conduct the dangerous and otherwise illegal activity of police-informants?

Luke W. Hunt
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The Lies That Bind Us

Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses how identities form, trap or set us free

Kwame Anthony Appiah
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The Danger of Making Exceptions for the Death Penalty

Even the most heinous crimes demand that we respect a person's moral agency

Zachary Hoskins
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The Freedom to Be Free at Work

Now is the time to take Hannah Arendt's ideas on what makes us human further

Nicholas Smith
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Beard vs Taleb: Scientism and the Nature of Historical Inquiry

How a Twitter row on diversity in Roman Britain became a masterclass in the dangers of scientism

Massimo Pigliucci
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Why Philosophy Matters

To celebrate World Philosophy Day 2017, we asked philosophers why it's important to them

IAI News Editorial Staff
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Hawking, Dawkins, Einstein: Are Celebrity Scientists Just Memes?

An interview with philosopher of science Philip Kitcher on popular science, its benefits and costs

Philip Kitcher
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The Failure of Patriarchy

Outlining a vision for a just, equitable and socialist society, and how to achieve it.

Finn Mackay
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10 Soviet Philosophers You Should Know

For the centenary of the Russian revolution, we've listed the USSR's forgotten thinkers

Paula Erizanu
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Gaia and the City

Urban solutions to overpopulation: James Lovelock in conversation with Crispin Tickell.

James Lovelock

The World & The FutureArrow Head

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Informants, Police, and Unconscionability

Should untrained citizens conduct the dangerous and otherwise illegal activity of police-informants?

Luke W. Hunt
Essay

The Danger of Making Exceptions for the Death Penalty

Even the most heinous crimes demand that we respect a person's moral agency

Zachary Hoskins
The Philosophy Behind the News

How To Escape Fear: An Interview With Martha Nussbaum

The philosopher discusses the role of emotion in building democracy

Paula Erizanu & David Maclean
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Diogenes the Cynic vs Elon Musk

What wisdom could the great Cynic offer to our modern-day Alexander?

Massimo Pigliucci
Ideas for Life

How Mesut Özil's Resignation Exposes Europe's Crisis Of Citizenship

Ozil's saga reveals vicious hypocrisies about integration and citizenship

David Papineau
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18 11 14 World Philosophy Day OLR V2Artboard 1 copy 9

70 Philosophy Books Everyone Should Read

From Ancient Greece to Postmodernism, this list has you covered...

IAI News Editorial Staff
Ideas for Life

The Philosopher at Work: An Interview with Brennan Jacoby

What lessons can Nietzsche offer to the world of business?

David Maclean
Interview

The Lies That Bind Us

Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses how identities form, trap or set us free

Kwame Anthony Appiah
Essay

The Freedom to Be Free at Work

Now is the time to take Hannah Arendt's ideas on what makes us human further

Nicholas Smith
Issue Article

Alternative Hedonism

Environmentalism can aim for both a ‘simpler’ and more pleasurable post-consumerist life

Kate Soper
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