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“Most people don’t have much of an idea of what philosophy is (...) People imagine us sort of sitting there casually yakking away with a glass of wine.”

Well... actually we only yak away with beers, and just on Fridays.
Most people dont have much of an idea of what philosophy is

For philosophy majors, the question after graduation is: What next?

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06/21/2017 at 13:20. Facebook
We are delighted that we have been able to include so many original works of art in recent issues of Philosophy Now. Here from the current issue is a portrait of Bertrand Russell by poet and portrait painter Clinton Inman.
We are delighted that we have been able to include so many
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06/20/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
Why do we deceive ourselves? Is this rational behaviour? John Ongley investigates what Russell thought.
Why do we deceive ourselves Is this rational behaviour John Ongley investigates

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06/19/2017 at 09:55. Facebook
One of our most popular pieces at the moment is one that is put together by you, our readers! This time last year we asked our readers an essential aesthetics question. Here's what they said.
One of our most popular pieces at the moment is one that

What is Art? and/or What is Beauty? | Issue 108 | Philosophy Now

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06/16/2017 at 09:40. Facebook
Also in our current issue: Tim Delaney on Russell's 'The Conquest of Happiness'. How do we achieve happiness?
Also in our current issue Tim Delaney on Russells The Conquest of

“To be happy, one must first not be unhappy” | Issue 120 | Philosophy Now

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It looks like the philosophy department might be closing at St. Mary's University in Twickenham. You can try to help stop this happening by signing the petition that a group of students have put together. We need more philosophy!
It looks like the philosophy department might be closing at St Marys

Please do not close the Philosophy Programme at St Mary's University, Twickenham

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Celebrating Bertrand Russell's 145th birthday and our issue out on Russell, it's great that Routledge are offering a 20% discount across all Bertrand Russell books published by Routledge, as well as the opportunity to download a free Best of Bertrand Russell collection which showcases selected chapters from 10 of Russell's bestselling books.
Celebrating Bertrand Russells 145th birthday and our issue out on Russell its

20% Discount on Bertrand Russell Books - Routledge

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"The rise of right-wing populism has been based on a renewed belief in nationalism, and is expressed in mass rallies that provide the same reassurance of belonging as a congregation of ecstatic believers, while on the left there is a new form of humorous group anarchism."

Is the age of individualism coming to an end?
The rise of rightwing populism has been based on a renewed belief

Is The Age Of Individualism Coming To An End? | Issue 120 | Philosophy Now

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From our current issue: Peter Stone looks at some of Bertrand Russell's most passionate quests.
From our current issue Peter Stone looks at some of Bertrand Russells

The Passionate Bertrand Russell | Issue 120 | Philosophy Now

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Meanwhile in other news.... More than 100,000 people have now caught cholera in a rapidly-worsening epidemic in war-torn Yemen. Help, anyone?[ Laboratoryequipment.com Link ]
Meanwhile in other news More than 100000 people have now caught cholera

Yemen Cholera Cases Rocket Past 100,000 Mark

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The local pub near the Philosophy Now office is striving to transcend ideological division. A worthy effort, which deserves our support.
The local pub near the Philosophy Now office is striving to transcend
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.... and talking of the UK general election, this is what election hysteria looks like in Britain: [ Twitter.com Link ]
and talking of the UK general election this is what election

BBC Politics on Twitter

“Fights at polling stations ???? #BBCelection https://t.co/Rvm17v5Mxi”

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As the UK general election is taking place today, here is a political question for you all, wherever you live. Do you agree with Plato's "philosopher kings" argument in the Republic that philosophers should be given supreme political power? Do take part in our poll on Twitter!

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As the UK general election is taking place today here is a
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We're delighted also that Routledge Publishers are celebrating our Bertrand Russell issue with a kind of double offer to our readers.

If you go to the Philosophy Now homepage ([ Philosophynow.org) Link ] and then click on the Routledge banner advert in the lower lefthand corner, you will be taken to a page offering (a) a code giving a twenty percent discount on books by or about Russell and...
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Happily coinciding with the appearance of our Bertrand Russell-themed issue, the Bertrand Russell Society's three-day annual conference begins today at Central Connecticut State University.

Many of the contributors to this issue of Philosophy Now will be at the conference, and several will be giving papers or taking part in panel discussions, including John Ongley, Landon Elkind and Tim...
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Happily coinciding with the appearance of our Bertrand Russellthemed issue the Bertrand

The Bertrand Russell Society - The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

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An opinion piece in the New York Times argues that Trump's decision today to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement on climate change is a negation of 20 years of diplomacy and 200 years of scientific progress:

"Since the early 1800s we’ve been slowly but surely figuring out the mystery of how our climate operates — why our planet is warmer than it should be, given its distance from the...
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An opinion piece in the New York Times argues that Trumps decision
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From our new issue, out now: How the interesting relationship between Russell and Einsten led to Pugwash, which aims for a world free of nuclear weapons.
From our new issue out now How the interesting relationship between Russell

The Philosopher & The Scientist | Issue 120 | Philosophy Now

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Our columnist Raymond Tallis has just released a major book on the philosophy of time. In this recording, Grant Bartley interviews him about "Of Time and Lamentation". This is an unedited recording of a café conversation and contains some background noise. The edited transcript of this interview appears in our latest issue here: [ Philosophynow.org Link ]
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The new issue of Philosophy Now is online. In this issue, we focus on Bertrand Russell, whose contributions to philosophy included both the mind-numbingly technical (Principia Mathematica) and the most readily accessible (The Conquest of Happiness). As a great populariser of philosophy, he is a role model for our magazine. [ Philosophynow.org Link ]
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"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts" - Bertrand Russell

Our new issue on Bertrand Russell will be out soon! We'll keep you posted.

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