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04/21/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
Recent talk here about philosophers' wild hair reminded us of this Philosophy Now article from about three years ago: Sean Gittins on "A Short History of Philosophers’ Haircuts" [ Philosophynow.org Link ]
Recent talk here about philosophers wild hair reminded us of this Philosophy
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04/19/2017 at 09:26. Facebook
How far should doctors go to inform people about possible risks to their health?
How far should doctors go to inform people about possible risks to their health

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04/18/2017 at 10:53. Facebook
Comedian Robert Newman previously wrote an article for us on the impossibility of ethical robots. ([ Philosophynow.org Link ]

Here he explains his anger at scientists that try to reduce humanity to the worst things they can think of.
Comedian Robert Newman previously wrote an article for us on the impossibility

Robert Newman: ‘Scientists think we’re all stupid. It makes me angry…’

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04/16/2017 at 15:12. Facebook
If you were interested in the article about Derek Parfit in our current issue, you should also read this in-depth interview with Simon Kirchin, author of a new book about Parfit's great synthesis of moral philosophy called, "Reading Parfit: On What Matters." [ Routledge.com Link ]
If you were interested in the article about Derek Parfit in our
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Which countries have the least internet freedom? An interesting infographic. Something to think about for those who read the article 'Is There A Human Right To Internet Access?' in our previous issue.
Which countries have the least internet freedom An interesting infographic Something to

Cyber Security, Malware & Internet Freedom Statistics by Country

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We recently surveyed our readers and Ethics came out on top for the most interesting branch of philosophy, followed closely by philosophy of mind. We like to keep our readers happy; hopefully the current issue should do the job! [ Philosophynow.org Link ]
We recently surveyed our readers and Ethics came out on top for

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To tie in with our bioethics and medical ethics issue, Routledge are offering 20% off a big range of their latest bioethics books for Philosophy Now readers! Follow the link to see the titles on offer, and the discount code.

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Would you swipe left or right? More on love at: The Greatest Adventure: Love in the Time of Tinder, hosted by The Institute of Art & Ideas [ Events.iai.tv Link ]
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"Killing a dolphin is more immoral than squashing a spider, even disregarding the fact that both species are not equally endangered, simply because the dolphin is a more conscious creature."

Pigs have shown themselves to be relatively intelligent animals; would engineering them to be more akin to plants on a conscious level make it more ethical to kill them for food?
Killing a dolphin is more immoral than squashing a spider even disregarding

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Jeff McMahan says goodbye to Derek Parfit, who sadly died earlier this year.
Jeff McMahan says goodbye to Derek Parfit who sadly died earlier this year

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The interesting case about the line of cervical cancer cells used in medical research. HeLa cells, cultured for years after the patient's death were experimented on without the patient or the next of kin's consent. But the research that has been made possible through the cells, has saved countless lives.
The interesting case about the line of cervical cancer cells used in

Henrietta’s Story | Issue 119 | Philosophy Now

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The new issue of Philosophy Now is online. This issue, with a Bioethics & Medical Ethics theme, contains articles looking at the ethical concerns with designer babies, genetic engineering of animals, testing for genetic diseases, and more. We also have articles on our cover model, David Hume. [ Philosophynow.org Link ]
The new issue of Philosophy Now is online This issue with a
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What motivates those who override any sense of community with other human beings and kill random strangers for the sake of ideology? According to the longshoreman intellectual Eric Hoffer, in his 1951 book The True Believer: "a rising mass movement attracts and holds a following not by its doctrines and promises but by the refuge it offers from the anxieties, barrenness and meaninglessness of...
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Let us know what you think: Is this an accurate representation of Stoicism? Does a stoic approach prevent action? Or is it a way to consider how, you as an individual can respond to a situation?
Let us know what you think Is this an accurate representation of

A Cambridge philosopher explains what we should do to resist Donald Trump

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Just revolution:
Common sense proscribes despots
Nature prescribes rights

On World Poetry Day we bring you a Haiku by Terence Green, found in the current issue. More to come in the new issue out soon!
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Are you ready for our new issue?! Well here is the theme! We'll take a look at what kind of ethical dilemmas doctors face when treating patients and what problems arise with rapid scientific advances. Out soon! #bioethics #medicalethics #philosophynow #issue119 #medicine (via Instagram)
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Bioethics and Medical Ethics: pressing subjects and the theme of our new issue out soon! What kind of ethical problems arise with rapid scientific advancement? And, what dilemmas do doctors face when treating patients? Not long to go until you can read all about it...
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Editor Grant Bartley interviews former Economist editor to talk about his new book, The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
Editor Grant Bartley interviews former Economist editor to talk about his new

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