Iain MacNaughton considers the major arguments in the philosophy of artificial intelligence.
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.
The first essay in a series examining classic problems in the philosophy of religion. Roy Ahmed-Jackson looks at the Teleological Argument.
Joseph Chandler samples the fare on offer at a London Café Philosophique – and comes away not overly impressed.
Claude Pearson shows how Aristotle thought the world of Forms was redundant.
Michael Proudfoot welcomes the renewed interest in Aesthetics and assesses tow new introductions to the subject.
Interview by Julian Baggini
Bo Klintberg reads about quantum physics, mathematics, cosmology, and the human mind – and enjoys it.
Claude Pearson tells the story of Aristotle’s text.
Robert Ellis finds Ray Billington’s book suffers the same deficiencies that plague other introductions to “Eastern” philosophy.
In the second talk, Claude Pearson outlined Aristotle’s different approach and conclusions on the topic of happiness.
What is the relationship between thought and logic? Not as intimate as has often been supposed, according to Jaroslav Peregrin.