Patricia Illingworth hears a plea for effective altruism.
Robert Lockie fires a few rounds at the Philistines.
John Corvino argues that the debate is settled, and settled rightly.
Wendy M Grossman argues that religions shouldn’t be tax exempt.
Andrea C Westlund on a narrative account of personhood.
Paul Dicken wonders what philosophy can tell us about science.
Michael Robertson on a thinker whose views were deemed outrageous and ludicrous by his detractors
To better understand philosophy, argues Matthew H Kramer.
Introduction to the issue from the Editor-in-Chief James Garvey.
Timothy Williamson on philosophical dialogues.
Mark Vernon is a writer and psychotherapist. His latest book is The Idler Guide to Ancient Philosophy (Idler Books). This essay is adapted from his book Love: All That Matters (Hodder Education).
Rich Cordero asks, how should we choose, when we can’t really imagine what it would be like for us to make a choice?