Should schools teach about religions?
Kevin Ryan | 29 September 2013 |
It's an idea that looks good on paper but can in fact lead to dangerous madness.
The wisdom of “Don’t Be Evil”
Karl D. Stephan | 05 August 2013 |
tags: Google, morality, philosophy
Google may be a corporate behemoth nowadays, but its motto contains a deep philosophical message.
The road to same-sex marriage was paved by Rousseau
Robert R. Reilly | 15 April 2013 |
tags: Aristotle, philosophy, Rousseau, same-sex marriage
At the heart of the debate over same-sex marriage are fundamental questions about who men are and how we decide what makes us flourish.
What would the Greeks have thought of gay marriage?
Robert R. Reilly | 11 March 2013 |
tags: classics, philosophy, same-sex marriage
The great classical philosophers would have regarded it as an absurdity, despite their partial tolerance of homosexual love.
A more than nominal problem
Karl D. Stephan | 13 December 2012 |
By tempting us to define our own reality, nominalism can throw a whole culture out of whack.
What Is Marriage?
Shawn Murphy | 07 December 2012 |
tags: book reviews, marriage, philosophy
A defence of man-woman marriage combining the precision of scientists with the clarity of good journalists makes for essential reading.
“Above all…to thine own self be true”?
Anthony Esolen | 01 October 2012 |
tags: indoctrination, philosophy, subjectivism
Australia's Girl Guides have adopted the motto of a "wretched, rash intruding fool".
AIDS and medical ethics: a great betrayal
Matthew Hanley | 25 September 2012 |
tags: HIVAIDS, medical ethics, philosophy
The risk reduction ethic only aims to sanitise and thereby perpetuate hazardous behaviour.
What’s the matter with analytic philosophy?
Andrew Mullins | 04 September 2012 |
tags: Elizabeth Anscombe, philosophy, reason
Modern philosophy is in a mess. Is Elizabeth Anscombe the way forward?
Why does the same-sex marriage debate seem so futile?
Michael Cook | 23 August 2012 |
tags: philosophy, rhetoric, same-sex marriage
We won't make any progress unless we unpack some of the fundamental issues.
Francis Phillips | 19 July 2012 |
tags: book reviews, environment, philosophy
Roger Scruton suggests how to think seriously about planet Earth.
This is not an article
Zac Alstin | 16 July 2012 |
tags: art, internet, philosophy
The surrealist painter Henri Magritte anticipated our immersion in the unreal world of the internet.
The bald truth about p*rn
Zac Alstin | 29 June 2012 |
tags: philosophy, pornography
Any idiot will tell you that sex sells, but it takes a philosopher to suggest that sex might sophisticate.
Playing the man, not the ball
Zac Alstin | 26 April 2012 |
tags: philosophy, rhetoric, truth
Ad hominem arguments can be logical, but only after we have addressed the issue at hand.
“Open yourself to the ineffable”
Margaret Somerville | 19 March 2012 |
tags: philosophy, transcendence, values
A professor offers important advice to students starting out in life.