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An article published in the feminist journal 'Hypatia' has caused much controversy, with critics claiming that the paper contained “egregious levels of liberal white ignorance and discursive transmisogynistic violence.”

Here's a link to the original article, let us know what you think: [ Wiley.com Link ]
An article published in the feminist journal Hypatia has caused much controversy

A Defense of ‘Transracial’ Identity Roils Philosophy World

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05/18/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
On this day in 1872 British philosopher Bertrand Russell was born. Perfect then that also today, our new issue on Russell is at the printers. We hope you'll love this theme as much as we enjoyed putting it together. Happy Birthday Russell!
On this day in 1872 British philosopher Bertrand Russell was born Perfect
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Parisa Shiran
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05/17/2017 at 10:16. Facebook
Newly-elected French President, Emmanuel Macron, has a degree in philosophy and was once an assistant to the famed French philosopher Paul Ricœur. This fact has set the media asking what influence Ricœur ideas may have on Macron, and whether this can provide clues to the course of Macron's presidency.

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05/16/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
In a small study on beauty, psychology researchers found that participants found more beauty in the images they were shown when they were not distracted by other things - maybe Kant was on to something.
In a small study on beauty psychology researchers found that participants found

Psychology vs. philosophy: Beauty requires thought

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As it's National Vegetarian Week here in the UK, here's an interview we published back in 2001 with Peter Singer, 'father of the animal rights movement'.
As its National Vegetarian Week here in the UK heres an interview

Peter Singer | Issue 31 | Philosophy Now

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Kashigi Yabu
Stroud Hellebusch
At How The Light Gets In 2016, we were delighted to partner on this debate on the nature of reality beyond experience. Here it is, incase you weren't able to make the festival.
At How The Light Gets In 2016 we were delighted to partner

What is the Nature of Reality?

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Neil McCabe
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Yesterday we shared a piece about one of our columnists, Raymond Tallis. Here's his column about memory in our latest issue.
Yesterday we shared a piece about one of our columnists Raymond Tallis

The Elusiveness of Memory | Issue 119 | Philosophy Now

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Jean-Pierre Watson
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A little bit about one of our columnists, Prof. Raymond Tallis. His column, 'Tallis in Wonderland' covers his thoughts on time, memory, science and many other topics in philosophy, which apparently he writes in a pub.
A little bit about one of our columnists Prof Raymond Tallis His

Raymond Tallis: ‘In my favourite pub, the staff turn down the speaker in my writing corner’

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Does the possibility of other universes that are physically identical to our own allow for a kind of cosmological afterlife? Find out more in our current issue.
Does the possibility of other universes that are physically identical to our

Can The Multiverse Give You An Afterlife? | Issue 119 | Philosophy Now

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We'd like to welcome Cambridge University Press as the new advertiser on our website. They're offering 20% off their Cambridge Companion series to Philosophy Now readers. The series covers many of the greats in philosophy, so it's a wonderful opportunity to read more about them at a discounted price.
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Philosophy Now | a magazine of ideas

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The existential philosophers tackle meaning, brought to you by Existential Comics
The existential philosophers tackle meaning brought to you by Existential Comics

Existential Daycare

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The value of teaching philosophy to children is something that is frequently in the news, so it seems the next natural step is to actually get it into more schools. In our current issue Maria daVenza Tillmanns argues that to build children's cognitive thinking skills, we must first appreciate their intuitive understanding of the world they live in.

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The value of teaching philosophy to children is something that is frequently

Children, Intuitive Knowledge & Philosophy | Issue 119 | Philosophy Now

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We were extremely saddened to hear that Robert Pirsig, author of "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", died on Monday. The picture below shows him on his bike with his son Chris in 1968. Pirsig put a fictionalised account of their motorcycle trip across America at the centre of his book, which combined reflections on Greek philosophy, Zen Buddhism, technology and culture in a profound...
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We were extremely saddened to hear that Robert Pirsig author of Zen
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Currently the fourth favourite philosophy Twitter feed, can we make it to the top three by end of this week?! #fingerscrossed
Currently the fourth favourite philosophy Twitter feed can we make it to

Philosophy Organizations' Favorite Twitter Feeds - @TrueSciPhi

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In our current issue Eugene Earnshaw claims to have done what many thought and still think is impossible: solved Hume's problem of induction. Sounds like serious philosophical progress.
In our current issue Eugene Earnshaw claims to have done what many

How I Solved Hume’s Problem and Why Nobody Will Believe Me | Issue 119 | Philosophy Now

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Why study philosophy? Hacker explains that one reason is that "the study of philosophy cultivates a healthy scepticism about the moral opinions, political arguments and economic reasonings with which we are daily bombarded by ideologues, churchmen, politicians and economists."

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Why study philosophy Hacker explains that one reason is that the study

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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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Karl Rogers
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

Informing People About Their Genetic Risks | Issue 119 | Philosophy Now

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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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Leslie Lipko
Rolf Schmidt