The Quine-Putnam (QP) indispensability argument for the existence of mathematical entities cropped up in a discussion I was having recently about the difference between materialism and metaphysical…
By Rebecca Roache Follow Rebecca on Twitter here This is a cross post with psychiatricethics.com Psychiatry’s progress lags behind that
Forget the modern romantic notion of finding ‘the one’. True love means looking beyond the couple and out towards life
Who says marriage is where desire goes to die? We can’t quite bring ourselves to believe that passion can thrive on modern love—because our sexual imagination is stuck in the past.
Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought experiments with downright disturbing implications.
Cognitive scientist and philosopher Daniel Dennett is one of America’s foremost thinkers. In this extract from his new book, he reveals some of the lessons life has taught him
An article by Martha C. Nussbaum from Boston Review, October/November 2003