Philosophy Can Change Your Life

Dr. Andrew Jeffrey introduces philosophy in a concise, accessible way. In this article, he talks about the differences between philosophy, religion, poetry, and science, and how philosophy fits in our modern world.
Dr. Andrew Jeffrey introduces philosophy in a concise, accessible way. In this article, he talks about the differences between philosophy, religion, poetry, and science, and how philosophy fits in our modern world. [More]

You Mad Bro? Philosophers Have No Answer

The world is experiencing a growing and disturbing trend of unsportsmanlike conduct by professional athletes. The philosophical community isn't outraged.
The world is experiencing a growing and disturbing trend of unsportsmanlike conduct by professional athletes. The philosophical community isn't outraged. [More]

Philosophers Immortalized in . . . Comics?

Learn about the likes and dislikes of Nietsche, what Plato was good at, and who was also known as The Jewish Elvis. Catch some funky dialogue between your now-dead favorite thinkers too!
Learn about the likes and dislikes of Nietsche, what Plato was good at, and who was also known as The Jewish Elvis. Catch some funky dialogue between your now-dead favorite thinkers too! [More]

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Philosophy News is conducting a survey to help us better understand who our readers are. Please participate! [More]

Argument Proves That Philosophy Doesn’t Exist

Two philosophers out of Denmark have developed a proof that demonstrates that philosophy doesn't exist. They have the support of some politicians but many in the philosophical community are enraged.
Two philosophers out of Denmark have developed a proof that demonstrates that philosophy doesn't exist. They have the support of some politicians but many in the philosophical community are enraged. [More]

Ruth Barcan Marcus Passes Away

Ruth Barcan Marcus passed away on February 19th, 2012
Ruth Barcan Marcus passed away on February 19th, 2012 [More]

Wanna Be A Philosopher?

Guidance and resources from around the web for those considering pursuing philosophy.
Guidance and resources from around the web for those considering pursuing philosophy. [More]

Moral Philosopher’s ‘Shell Marriage’

A moral philosophy professor who apparently married a woman 17 years years ago to get into the United States, lived with her just 3 months then divorced her 10 years later without letting her know.
A moral philosophy professor who apparently married a woman 17 years years ago to get into the United States, lived with her just 3 months then divorced her 10 years later without letting her know. [More]

Born This Day: J.L. Austin

1911 – 1960 John Langshaw Austin (not to be confused with John Austin (1790) who also wrote on philosophy of language) was a British philosopher mainly known for his William James lectures delivered at Harvard in 1955 and published posthumously as How to Do Things with Words. Died at 48 of lung... [More]