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Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Ethics of Fat Shaming
Replies: 3
Views: 245

The Ethics of Fat Shaming

Charlotte Curran tells us precisely why fat shaming is unethical.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/144/The_Ethics_of_Fat_Shaming
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Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Decoding Chomsky by Chris Knight
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Decoding Chomsky by Chris Knight

Peter Stone detects an attempted literary left-wing hatchet job (an ice-pick job?) on Noam Chomsky.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/127/Decoding_Chomsky_by_Chris_Knight
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Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Reason & Emotion
Replies: 15
Views: 432

Reason & Emotion

James R. Robinson finds ways of bridging the gap (or not).

https://philosophynow.org/issues/144/Reason_and_Emotion
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Mon May 31, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Augustine’s Choice: The Lord of Light or the Light of the Lord?
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Augustine’s Choice: The Lord of Light or the Light of the Lord?

Charles Natoli considers whether St Augustine had any better reason to convert to Christianity than remain a Manichean.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/71/Augustines_Choice_The_Lord_of_Light_or_the_Light_of_the_Lord
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Tue May 25, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 2
Views: 342

The Dark Knight

Todd Walters reports on justice, rebellion and random acts of violence in Gotham City.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/73/The_Dark_Knight
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Sat May 22, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Truth & Alienation In a Covid World
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Truth & Alienation In a Covid World

Alex Duell explores how the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent shift to life online has contributed to human alienation from nature.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/143/Truth_and_Alienation_In_a_Covid_World
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Thu May 20, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: How Good Do We Have To Be?
Replies: 1
Views: 314

How Good Do We Have To Be?

With so many serious problems in the world, Jean Kazez asks whether there’s any excuse to buy ourselves new toys, or even take up more worthy pastimes like playing the violin. Her reflections take in Paul Farmer, Peter Singer, Susan Wolf and Nietzsche. https://philosophynow.org/issues/58/How_G...
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Thu May 13, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: A Philosophical Autobiography
Replies: 1
Views: 423

A Philosophical Autobiography

Robin Wynyard reflects on his philosophical journey, and how this has influenced his thoughts about ageing.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/143/A_Philosophical_Autobiography
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Thu May 06, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Are There Any Moral Facts?
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Are There Any Moral Facts?

Bob Harrison talks about Moral Realists and the Boo/Hurrah party, and explains what David Hume overlooked.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/26/Are_There_Any_Moral_Facts
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Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Eating People
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Eating People

Jeremy Bojczuk on the ethics of cannibalism.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/14/Eating_People
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Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Islamic Rationalism
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Islamic Rationalism

Rationalism is the attitude of appealing to reason as the fundamental justification of knowledge or beliefs. Imadaldin Al-Jubouri describes the disputes among early Islamic scholars about the limits of what can be known through science and rationality. https://philosophynow.org/issues/60/Islamic_Rat...