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CategoryArticle TopicsPhilosopher(s) DiscussedArticle Title
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 MoralityContractarian 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, InfallibilityLuis de Molina, Harry FrankfurtThe Foreseeable Future: The Implications of Infallible Foreknowledge with Respect to Free Will
Science and TechnologyAnalytic Philosophy, Discourse, EducationA.J. Ayer, Bertrand Russell, David Hume{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

 

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