Justin Khoo explains how coded speech is used to subvert social norms.
Milhail Evans reads John Gray’s Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life ray, Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life.
Russell Blackford defends the Journal of Controversial Ideas.
Wendy M. Grossman surveys the pandemic scene.
John Martin Fischer analyzes two tropes of political debate.
The politics of language.
Luvell Anderson discusses what it is and what to do about it.
Christopher Moore unearths the meaning of “philosopher”.
Kristin Andrews finds insight in Peter Godfrey-Smith’s Metazoa.
John Gray, Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life (Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Allen Lane), $24/£20 John Gray’s philosophy might at first glance appear to be quite concerned with animals. Straw Dogs, the book for which he is perhaps best known, had Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals as its sub-title. Yet it was, as […]
Eliot Michaelson, Jessica Pepp, and Rachel Sterken uncover a new speech act.
An interview by Jean Kazez