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The peril of our age is not our inability to be with ourselves but with others

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The political theorist argued that withdrawing from politics is tempting but dangerous

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72 Philosophy Books Everyone Should Read

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The Philosopher at Work: An Interview with Brennan Jacoby

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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

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Why Philosophy Matters

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

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

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

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Mocked by philosophers, adored by readers – what is the lasting allure of Ayn Rand?

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We Need Economic Democracy, Not a Dictatorship

Legendary human rights activist Peter Tatchell argues for more employee-employer equality

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Informants, Police, and Unconscionability

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

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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

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How To Escape Fear: An Interview With Martha Nussbaum

The philosopher discusses the role of emotion in building democracy

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Diogenes the Cynic vs Elon Musk

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

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The peril of our age is not our inability to be with ourselves but with others

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Hannah Arendt On Why It's Urgent To Break Your Bubble

The political theorist argued that withdrawing from politics is tempting but dangerous

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

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