Dan Demetriou reviews Why Honor Matters, by Tamler Sommers.
Katherine Puddifoot and Lisa Bortolotti argue that what makes us go wrong can also enable us to gain knowledge.
The life and work of Michel de Montaigne, inventor of the essay in its modern form.
Sometimes there’s something perversely good about being inconvenienced. That’s an old thought to have, or anyway a thought sometimes had by old people, complaining about some irritating feature of the modern world which is delighted in by the young. But maybe it’s made fresh by new facts about our digital lives. I recently bumped into […]
Lani Watson on a project that’s revealed some unexpected answers.
Charlotte Knowles plumbs the shallows of Kanye West’s philosophy.
C. G. Prado argues that “facts” are now simply shared opinions.
Most people will never read a philosophy essay or book, but they will probably encounter it in philosophical fiction – it’s everywhere, from blockbusters to best-selling novels. If you think philosophers should have a hearing in the wider world, that’s one important reason (though not the only reason) for philosophers to consider writing their own […]
In this illuminating exchange, Sir Richard Sorabji and Michael Puett discuss the Chinese and Greek traditions — and much else.
Richard J. Bernstein argues that she is worth reading, and rereading, in these dark times.
Owen Flanagan proposes an adventurous, expansive approach to philosophy.
The coherence theory of truth gained a strong following in the nineteenth century, partly due to the influence of Kant and Hegel, and especially in the thought of the British philosophers influenced by them, known as the British Idealists. One of its implications is that beliefs do not belong to whole systems in the way […]