Iain MacNaughton considers the major arguments in the philosophy of artificial intelligence.
The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God
How can we reconcile a belief in a good God with the abundant suffering and evil that confronts us? Peter Fosl tries to answer the question by developing an argument from Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov.
Chance or Design? The Teleological Argument
The first essay in a series examining classic problems in the philosophy of religion. Roy Ahmed-Jackson looks at the Teleological Argument.
Visiting a Café Philosophique
Joseph Chandler samples the fare on offer at a London Café Philosophique – and comes away not overly impressed.
Conference Briefing: Aristotle’s Forms in this World?
Claude Pearson shows how Aristotle thought the world of Forms was redundant.
The Rediscovery of Aesthetics: a review
Michael Proudfoot welcomes the renewed interest in Aesthetics and assesses tow new introductions to the subject.
Conference Briefing: Aristotle’s Texts
Claude Pearson tells the story of Aristotle’s text.
The Skeptic’s Champion: an interview with Robert Carroll
Interview by Julian Baggini
The Large, the Small and the Human Mind: a review
Bo Klintberg reads about quantum physics, mathematics, cosmology, and the human mind – and enjoys it.
Understanding Eastern Philosophy: a review
Robert Ellis finds Ray Billington’s book suffers the same deficiencies that plague other introductions to “Eastern” philosophy.
Conference Briefing: Aristotle on Human Happiness
In the second talk, Claude Pearson outlined Aristotle’s different approach and conclusions on the topic of happiness.
Conference Briefing: Plato on The Forms
Jeff Mason and Plato debate the world of Forms.