It’s one of the best defences of philosophy he’s ever seen, says Robert J Howell.
Philosophical practice has more than its fair share of critics. Margaret Goord outlines the main criticisms of this fledgling field.
What’s the connection between Martin Heideggger, Plato, Ted Nugent and Hank Williams? A metaphysical concern with being, suggests Simon Walter in the second of his unlikely series – “Unlikely Philosophy – Philosophical Ideas in Disguise.”
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.
Claude Pearson shows how Aristotle thought the world of Forms was redundant.
Claude Pearson tells the story of Aristotle’s text.
Jeff Mason and Plato debate the world of Forms.
An audience of 100 A level teachers and their students attending a one-day conference was treated to a fascinating tour through the thought of Plato and Aristotle by Jeff Mason and Claude Pearson, of Middlesex University. The theme was “human happiness”, but the talks ranged far wider than the title suggests.