A Philosophical Dialogue (That May Or May Not Have Something To Do With Recent Events)

This piece originally appeared on The Conversation’s Cogito blog. The UNSUBTLEBERG family – MOTHER, FATHER, BROTHER and SISTER – are driving along a lonely country road, on their way to camping holiday. MOTHER: Wait, what’s that?! Stop the car! [They Continue reading A Philosophical Dialogue (That May Or May Not Have Something To Do With Recent Events)

Corriging the incorrigible: why philosophy is good for you (but can also get you killed)

This piece originally appeared as the first post in The Conversation’s new Cogito blog Earlier this year, the ethicist Walter-Sinnot Armstrong asked whether philosophers were out of touch with, even contemptuous, of ordinary people and everyday life. The picture he Continue reading Corriging the incorrigible: why philosophy is good for you (but can also get you killed)