Issues

February 2016

 

 

The Courage to be oneself

Mideast Talks...

US and Russia fail to agree on Syria peace talks

Freewill and Determinism in Psychology

The ex-Russian spy, Alexander Litvinenko poisoned by drinking a cup of tea laced with radioactive polonium-210

September 2015

 

 

Editorial

The Origin Of Life On Earth

Universe Without Purpose Or Guidance

Philosophy And Science

The Objectivity Thing

Einstein's Relativity and Everyday Life

Force Majeure

January/February 2015

 

Kant made simple 

Our Minds are not Mirrors 

Kant at the Bar

Transcendental Idealism in Daily Life

Kant and the Smashing Beer Glass 

Kant As He Is 

Pleasure Now 

The Roots of Reason Issue 77 Philosophy Now 

Judgments of perception and judgments of experience 

Beyond Pleasure and Pain

September 2014

 

 

 

Birds and bees /Keeping things the same

SCHOPENHAUER AND FRE UD / This passage is not unique.

DEFINITION OF THE ID , EGO AND SUPER EGO / According to Freud the id is unconscious 

Noise, Human Natu re and Democracy 

REFERENCES 

June 2014

 

 

EDITORIAL from Tom McGuire
EXISTENTIALISM STAND OUT
WHY MARTIN HEIDEGGER MATTERS
BEING AND TIME, part 2: ON ‘MINENESS’
BEING AND TIME, part 3: BEING-IN-THE-WORLD
BEING AND TIME, part 5: ANXIETY
BEING AND TIME, part 6: DEATH
BEING AND TIME, part 7: CONSCIENCE
HEIDEGGER’S BEING AND TIME, part 7: TEMPORALITY
EXISTENTIALISM IS A HUMANISM
‘RIGHT GUARD WILL NOT HELP YOU HERE’: EXTREMES
DO IT YOURSELF: Existentialism as Punk Philosophy
THE FILTH AND THE FURY: PASSION
BABYLON’S BURNING: INCLUSIVE
OH BONDAGE UP YOURS: LIBERATION
DO IT YOURSELF: AMATEUR
WHITE RIOT: VIOLENT
HELL IS OTHER PEOPLE AND HELL IS ON EARTH
THE MASTER OF THE ABSURD TURNS 101

March 2014

 

 

Social Snapchat
Food Chain Documentary Labor Abuses in US Agriculture
Sociology
The American Dream rewards few,enslaves millions
Election Year in New Zealand
Marx’s General: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels, by Tristram Hunt, Macmillan/Metropolitan, 2009
How Marx Came to Discover the Alienation of Labour: Mary Gabriel
Marx Was Right: Five Surprising Ways Karl Marx Predicted 2014
Is Marx still relevant?
Marx Internet
Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

January 2014

 

 

The perks of being a Turk
Definitions and Views of the Modern, Modernism, and Modernity
Modernity New Zealand — Auckland Art Gallery Seeking Modernity 2014
Modernity Australia
The Experience of Modernity Marshall Berman
Faust
Marx, Modernism & Modernization
Notes on Modernism
How Marshall Berman (1940-2013)reclaimed
modernity for Marxists
Human-scale
Neighborhoods
Auckland Neighbourhoods
Grand Narrative
From Plato to NA TO
The Grand Narrative:Twentieth Century Economic History

November 2013

 

 

Spinoza: Why he still matters
Spinoza, the Modern-Day Radical
Spinoza, p1/ Phil osophy as a way of life
Spinoza, p2 / Miracles and God’s will
Spinoza, p3 / What God is not
Spinoza, p4 / All there is GOD
Spinoza, p5 / On human nature
Spinoza, p6 / Understanding the emotions
Spinoza, p7 / On the ethics of the self
Spinoza, p8 / Reading the ethics
Spinoza’s God
Everybody loves Spinoza

Sep 2013

 

 

Politics – it’s a dirty job -- Thomas McGuire
Hobbes, Stirner & Authority -- Paul Rowlandson
Distributive Justice -- Helen Mccabe
Thomas Hobbes -- Ozan Örmeci Makaleler
Does hypocrisy have a place in politics? --Tim Black
Where’s Hobbes? -- David Runciman
How I Ended Last Summer -- Roy Stafford

June 2013

 

 

 

WORDS — Tom McGuire
Teaching Philosophy vs Teaching To Philosophise — Pablo Cevallos Estarellas
Small Talk— Dora Zhang
Shall We Dance —Japanese Style — Rob Mason
Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute Interesting — Hua Hsu
The Pop Culture Manifesto — William Irwin
Short Story — Eu Cafe
The Final Irony — Zoe Williams

April 2013

On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason — Tom McGuire
The Denial of the Will-To-Live — Dr eva Cybulska
Is Leon a good guy? — Mike Parker
The Schopenhauer Cure — Irvin Yalam
BREAKUP PHILOSOPHY—FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED — ELLE HUNT
Psychoanalysis and Philosophy (I) — Cathal Horan
On the Four Fold Root of the Principle of Sufficient ReasonOriginally Published in 1813 — Rob Mason

January 2013

Existence unplugged - Tom McGuire
Sam Spade Existential, Hero? - Michael Rockler
The Limits of authenticity - Dr Ben G. Yacobi
The Second Sex - Toril Moi
Why Sartre Matters - Dr Benedict O’Donohoe
Fragmented Memories - Alexandra Dorca
Even Nameless Horrors Must be Named - Steve Sem Sandberg
How to Live - A Life of Montaigne - Tom McGuire



November 2012

Editorial - Tom McGuire
My Globalized family/ Reflections on the spatial changes in the contemporary world - Alexandra Dorca
States + Boundaries - Jerry Everard
Communication, Culture & Philosophy - Professor Vladimir Mironov
Democracy in What State? - Adam Kotsko
Without growth, Europe will unravel - Mark Mazower
The Dynamic of Globalization - Professor Ruud Lubbers and Jolanda Koorevaar (1998)
Philosophy World News / November 2012 - Rob Mason
Italy’s most philosophical town - Rob Mason

September 2012

Editorial - Tom McGuire
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) - Dr Graeme Garrard
Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) - Richard K. Hines
Politics as Art of the Impossible: The Case for a Dreampolitik in the United States - Stephen Duncombe
Pussy Riot Sentenced To Two Years In Prison - Web News

 

July/August 2012

It’s All Relative, Dude - Tom McGuire
The Pope Launched a Renewed Attack on the “Moral Relativism” that he has blamed for Britain’s Riots - Simon Caldwell
Moral Relativism & Cultural Chauvinism - Dr. Gerald Lang
Don’t blame the postmodernists - Stuart Sim
Morality is a Culturally Conditioned Response - Jesse Prinz
Meditations and Discourse on the Pursuit of Philosophical Studies - Part 1 - Catherine Cunningham
Part 2 Catherine Cunningham - Song Writer / Singer - Catherine Cunningham
Is Beauty Subjective? - William Tam
What is this thing called Philosophy? - Bob Fitter

May/June 2012

A Job for Philosophy — Daniel D. Hutto
It's All in the Imagination — Michael Bulley
Counsellor – 22 — Stuart Hanscomb
Nietzsche's Denial of Schopenhaurean Pessimism — Georges Palante
 

 

March/April 2012

Much Ado About Marriage — Tom McGuire
An Intimate History — Daniel Luzer
With the Wedding Came the 'Wife' — Elizabeth M. Hodge
13 Conversations About One Thing — Mark Sells
Heartbreaker — Ryan Mooney
What it means to: ‘Lose the (Marriage) Plot’ — Elle Hunt

 

January/February 2012

Editorial - Rob Mason
Philosophical Films: The Adjustment Bureau’s Will, Won’t Be Done - David Cox
Are we Free or Determined? - Luke Pollard and Rebecca Massey-Chase
Luck swallows everything - Galen Strawson
Neuroscience, free will and determinism: ‘I’m just a machine’ - Tom Chivers
The Ghostly Illusion of Freewill - Brent Silby

 

October/November 2011

Editorial — Tom McGuire
Don Quixote and The Narrative Self — Stefán Snaevarr
Ideology and the Self — Will Wilkinson
Narrative and Identity — José Ángel García Landa
Entangled in Stories — Norbert Meuter
Spinning Narratives, Spinning Selves — Pauline O’Flynn
Reading Fiction Improves Empathy — Alison Flood
Words — Yahia Lababidi

June/July 2011

'Condemned to Joy?': The Search for Happiness. French philosopher Pascal Bruckner believes the cult of happiness is surrounded by anxiety.

Philosopher Michael Bruce is full of praise for Joshua Dienstag’s new book 'Pessimism Philosophy, Ethic, Spirit'.

Author, Kenan Malik reviews Roger Scruton’s book 'The Uses of Pessimism'.

Kathleen O’Dwyer reviews Bertrand Russell’s book ‘The Conquest of Happiness’.

Madelein Bunting and Mark Williamson provide their comments about a new activity Action for Happiness that was recently started in the U.K.

January/February 2011

Ariadne

Schopenhauer is Always Topical by Thomas Koster

Kant Get No Satisfaction by Stuart Hanscomb and Sam Washburn

A Question of Cultural Identity by Elle Hunt

The Cool-Kawii by T. Botz-Bornstein

Manic Street Preachers by Leighton Evans

Philosophy Regains its Senses by Ray Boisvert

Feast of Fantasies by Yahia Lababidi