Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

In Thoreau’s bicentenary, Martin Jenkins looks at the famous American
In Thoreau’s bicentenary, Martin Jenkins looks at the famous American [More]

How Can I Know Right From Wrong?

The following responses to this basic ethical question each win a random
The following responses to this basic ethical question each win a random [More]

Seeing the Future in the Present Past

Siobhan Lyons perceives the flow of history in terms of organic growth and
Siobhan Lyons perceives the flow of history in terms of organic growth and [More]

Defending Humanistic Reasoning

Paul Giladi, Alexis Papazoglou, &amp Giuseppina D’Oro say we need to recognise that science and the humanities are asking and answering different
Paul Giladi, Alexis Papazoglou, & Giuseppina D’Oro say we need to recognise that science and the humanities are asking and answering different [More]

Moral Psychology: Empirical Approaches

[Revised entry by John Doris, Stephen Stich, Jonathan Phillips, and Lachlan Walmsley on November 17, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Moral psychology investigates human
[Revised entry by John Doris, Stephen Stich, Jonathan Phillips, and Lachlan Walmsley on November 17, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Moral psychology investigates human [More]

Kant & The Human Subject

Brian Morris compares the ways Kant’s question “What is the human being?” has been answered by philosophers and
Brian Morris compares the ways Kant’s question “What is the human being?” has been answered by philosophers and [More]

Santa Claus & the Problem of Evil

Jimmy Alfonso Licon engages in a little Santodicy for
Jimmy Alfonso Licon engages in a little Santodicy for [More]

The Rise of the Intelligent Authors

Lochlan Bloom wonders what writers will do when computers become better writers than
Lochlan Bloom wonders what writers will do when computers become better writers than [More]