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Absurdity and ExistentialismAbsurdity, Meaning, MoralityAlbert Camus, Thomas Nagel, Jean-Paul Sartre, Peter SingerWhen Mattering Matters: Thomas Nagel, Final Outcomes, and Considering Actions on Different Scales
Existentialism, MoralityJean-Paul SartreFreedom is Not a Humanism: Responding to the Ethical System in Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism”
Existentialism, Philosophy of Art, Utopia, UtilitarianismAldous Huxley, George Orwell, Jean-Paul Sartre, Peter SingerInterview with Nabra Nelson, A Theatre Professional who Calls Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World a Utopia, Not a Dystopia
Culture and LanguageCulture, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, TruthMikhail Bakhtin, Thomas Hobbes, Friedrich NietzscheTruth and Lies in a Genealogical Sense: Tracing Friedrich Nietzsche’s Discussion of Truth through his Life (by Considering Two of his Texts)
Ethics, Philosophy of Language, TerrorismStephen Nathanson, Michael Walzer{Guest Post} Testing Terrorism: On Stephen Nathanson, Michael Walzer, and Terrorism in Relation to Conventional Warfare
Evolutionary Biology, Paradox of Fiction, Philosophy of Art, PsychologyRichard Moran, Colin Radford, Kendall WaltonWhy Stories Make Us Feel: Colin Radford’s So-called “Paradox of Fiction” and How Art Prompts Human Emotion
Genetics, Literary Theory, Philosophy of LanguageJacques Derrida, Friedrich NietzscheThe Discourse of the Scientific Humans: Exploring an Analogy Between Genetics and Language via Jacques Derrida’s Deconstruction
Logic, Mathematics, Pascal’s Wager, Philosophy of LanguageBlaise PascalA Logical Infinite: The Constrained Probabilistic Definitions of Chance and Infinity in Blaise Pascal’s Famous Wager
Epistemology and SkepticismAssumption, Evidence, Skepticism, BeliefThomas Bayes, René DescartesThe Least Assumptions: Cartesian Skepticism, and Reducing Guesses and Assertions in a Belief Network to the Minimum
Empiricism, Pragmatism, RationalismPeter Carruthers, René Descartes, David Hume, William JamesEpistemological Compromise: On the Compatibility of Rationalism and Empiricism
Epistemology, Moorean Shift, SkepticismG.E. Moore, Ludwig WittgensteinIntuition All Alone: On G.E. Moore’s Tempting but Insufficient Answer to Radical Skepticism
Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, SkepticismMichel de Montaigne, René Descartes, G.E. MooreSuperknowledge and Casual-knowledge: Discussing the Fallacies Involved in One Minor Argument Against Radical Skepticism
Ethics and MoralityBiology, Ethics, Logic, FallacyFyodor Dostoevsky, David Hume, Bertrand RussellIt’s 1483 and People Still Think This Way? What’s Wrong with the Current-year-based Shaming of Ideas and Practices, and How to Salvage It
Contractarian Ethics, Culture, Moral Anti-realism, MoralityShelly Kagan, Thomas Nagel, Friedrich NietzscheCommon Phenomena: A Brief Introduction to Moral Anti-realist Contractarian Ethics
Contractarian Ethics, Is-Ought Problem, Moral Anti-realismDavid HumeDealing in What Is: How the Is-Ought Problem Factors into Moral Anti-realism
Cultural Relativism, Culture, Moral RealismRuth Benedict, C.S. Lewis, James RachelsCultivating Moral Humility: What Cultural Differences and Similarities Have to Say about Morality
Decision-making, Logic, MetaethicsDavid Hume, Immanuel Kant, J.L. MackieMoral Decision-making, and Navigating Philosophy: How Both Consequentialists and Deontologists Actually Make Choices
Evolutionary Biology, Moral Obligation, MoralityImmanuel Kant, C.S. Lewis, James RachelsThe Macroevolution of Morals: Morality as Simultaneously Objective and Not Objective
Moral Knowledge, Moral Realism, PragmatismWilliam James, James RachelsThe Morality Pageant: On the Relative Attractiveness of Moral Realism and its Alternatives
Metaphysics and ReligionCompatibilism, Determinism, Free Will, Philosophy of LanguageArthur Schopenhauer, Peter StrawsonFree Will Twice Defined: On the Linguistic Conflict of Compatibilism and Incompatibilism
Death, Materialism, Philosophy of Religion, ReincarnationShelly Kagan, Alan WattsPop Philosophy: The Mixed Philosophical Legacy of Alan Watts, and His Ideas about Death
Determinism, Foreknowledge, Free Will, InfallibilityHarry Frankfurt, Luis de MolinaThe Foreseeable Future: The Implications of Infallible Foreknowledge with Respect to Free Will
Science and TechnologyAnalytic Philosophy, Discourse, EducationA.J. Ayer, David Hume, Bertrand Russell{Interview} Interview with Josh Pelton, The Philosopher and Mechanical Engineer behind the THUNK YouTube Channel
Anthropic Principle, Logic, PhysicsNick Bostrom, Brandon Carter, Roger Penrose, Carl SaganTautological Wisdom: The Anthropic Principle, Carl Sagan, and Accounting for the Simplicity of the Physical Laws
A.I., Consciousness, P-zombies, Phenomenology, PragmatismDavid Chalmers, G.E. Moore, John Searle, Alan TuringRespect the Machines: A Pragmatist Argument for the Extension of Human Rights to P-zombies and Artificial Intelligences
Evolutionary Biology, Logic, Logical FallacyCharles Darwin, Norman Geisler, Alfred Russel WallaceThe Microevolution Fallacy: How a Mistake in Formal Logic Provides Otherwise Scientific Minds a Basis for Denying Evolution

 

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