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Absurdity and Existentialism Absurdity, Meaning, Morality Albert Camus, Thomas Nagel, Jean-Paul Sartre, Peter Singer When Mattering Matters: Thomas Nagel, Final Outcomes, and Considering Actions on Different Scales
Existentialism, Morality Jean-Paul Sartre Freedom is Not a Humanism: Responding to the Ethical System in Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism”
Existentialism, Philosophy of Art, Utopia, Utilitarianism Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Jean-Paul Sartre, Peter Singer Interview with Nabra Nelson, A Theatre Professional who Calls Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World a Utopia, Not a Dystopia
Culture and Language Culture, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Truth Mikhail Bakhtin, Thomas Hobbes, Friedrich Nietzsche Truth 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, Terrorism Stephen 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, Psychology Richard Moran, Colin Radford, Kendall Walton Why Stories Make Us Feel: Colin Radford’s So-called “Paradox of Fiction” and How Art Prompts Human Emotion
Genetics, Literary Theory, Philosophy of Language Jacques Derrida, Friedrich Nietzsche The Discourse of the Scientific Humans: Exploring an Analogy Between Genetics and Language via Jacques Derrida’s Deconstruction
Logic, Mathematics, Pascal’s Wager, Philosophy of Language Blaise Pascal A Logical Infinite: The Constrained Probabilistic Definitions of Chance and Infinity in Blaise Pascal’s Famous Wager
Epistemology and Skepticism Assumption, Evidence, Skepticism, Belief Thomas Bayes, René Descartes The Least Assumptions: Cartesian Skepticism, and Reducing Guesses and Assertions in a Belief Network to the Minimum
Empiricism, Pragmatism, Rationalism Peter Carruthers, René Descartes, David Hume, William James Epistemological Compromise: On the Compatibility of Rationalism and Empiricism
Epistemology, Moorean Shift, Skepticism G.E. Moore, Ludwig Wittgenstein Intuition All Alone: On G.E. Moore’s Tempting but Insufficient Answer to Radical Skepticism
Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Skepticism Michel de Montaigne, René Descartes, G.E. Moore Superknowledge and Casual-knowledge: Discussing the Fallacies Involved in One Minor Argument Against Radical Skepticism
Ethics and Morality Biology, Ethics, Logic, Fallacy Fyodor Dostoevsky, David Hume, Bertrand Russell It’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, Morality Shelly Kagan, Thomas Nagel, Friedrich Nietzsche Common Phenomena: A Brief Introduction to Moral Anti-realist Contractarian Ethics
Contractarian Ethics, Is-Ought Problem, Moral Anti-realism David Hume Dealing in What Is: How the Is-Ought Problem Factors into Moral Anti-realism
Cultural Relativism, Culture, Moral Realism Ruth Benedict, C.S. Lewis, James Rachels Cultivating Moral Humility: What Cultural Differences and Similarities Have to Say about Morality
Decision-making, Logic, Metaethics David Hume, Immanuel Kant, J.L. Mackie Moral Decision-making, and Navigating Philosophy: How Both Consequentialists and Deontologists Actually Make Choices
Evolutionary Biology, Moral Obligation, Morality Immanuel Kant, C.S. Lewis, James Rachels The Macroevolution of Morals: Morality as Simultaneously Objective and Not Objective
Moral Knowledge, Moral Realism, Pragmatism William James, James Rachels The Morality Pageant: On the Relative Attractiveness of Moral Realism and its Alternatives
Metaphysics and Religion Compatibilism, Determinism, Free Will, Philosophy of Language Arthur Schopenhauer, Peter Strawson Free Will Twice Defined: On the Linguistic Conflict of Compatibilism and Incompatibilism
Death, Materialism, Philosophy of Religion, Reincarnation Shelly Kagan, Alan Watts Pop Philosophy: The Mixed Philosophical Legacy of Alan Watts, and His Ideas about Death
Determinism, Foreknowledge, Free Will, Infallibility Harry Frankfurt, Luis de Molina The Foreseeable Future: The Implications of Infallible Foreknowledge with Respect to Free Will
Science and Technology Analytic Philosophy, Discourse, Education A.J. Ayer, David Hume, Bertrand Russell {Interview} Interview with Josh Pelton, The Philosopher and Mechanical Engineer behind the THUNK YouTube Channel
Anthropic Principle, Logic, Physics Nick Bostrom, Brandon Carter, Roger Penrose, Carl Sagan Tautological Wisdom: The Anthropic Principle, Carl Sagan, and Accounting for the Simplicity of the Physical Laws
A.I., Consciousness, P-zombies, Phenomenology, Pragmatism David Chalmers, G.E. Moore, John Searle, Alan Turing Respect the Machines: A Pragmatist Argument for the Extension of Human Rights to P-zombies and Artificial Intelligences
Consciousness, Evolutionary Biology, Panpsychism, Philosophy of Mind David Chalmers, William Kingdon Clifford, Thomas Nagel, John Searle A Scientific Defense of Panpsychism: Understanding Panpsychism through Evolutionary Biology and an Analogy to Electricity
Evolutionary Biology, Logic, Logical Fallacy Charles Darwin, Norman Geisler, Alfred Russel Wallace The Microevolution Fallacy: How a Mistake in Formal Logic Provides Otherwise Scientific Minds a Basis for Denying Evolution

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