Peter Holmes argues that it’s time to defend the much-maligned Casuistry against the centuries old criticisms that still exert a grip today.
Is there any more to Philosophy Football than a clever marketing gimmick? In the first of his new series, Unlikely Philosophy – Philosophical Ideas in Disguise, Simon Walter argues that “the beautiful game” has its philosophical lessons to teach.
Timothy Sprigge re-examines the reputation for the neglected philosopher Josiah Royce.
The arguments over how religion is taught in schools are often thought of as a battle between the completing claims of different religions, atheists and agnostics. However, what we’ve ended up with in Britain, according to Robert Ellis, is in fact not a compromise, but an implicit relativism, which teaches children there is no right or wrong in matters of religion. In order to progress, we need to understand the philosophical problems which lie at the heart of the matter.
Robin Harwood asks whether cloning is a step towards immortality.
Gary Watters puts Karl Marx’s most read books, “The German Ideology” into context, and explains its central arguments and ideas.
Francis Moorcroft takes a fresh look at how two giants of western philosophy differ in their analysis of human nature.