Not voting can have serious consequences regarding the kind of society we end up living in. Disengagement can mean a lowering of quality of life.
Just what on earth is going on in Britain? A researcher of French philosophers called upon some 'friends' to think it through.
Its critics complain that current Afrodiasporic literature is not in tune with everyday life on the continent. They see its versions of Africa as sanitised and Westernised.
How to shift the political landscape from the classroom.
What would Aristotle have thought of modern liberal democracy? It's complicated.
The trolley dilemma is a staple of philosophy because it probes our intuitions about whether it's permissible to kill one person to save many more.
Red berets, hard hats, overalls and domestic workers’ uniforms have become a prominent part of South African politics. But these are more than just props for the EFF political party.
Some believe neuroscience should change the way we punish criminals, but courts have been slow to embrace new approaches.
Does it have a formula?
When you think about it, it's a bit strange to view food through a lens of "meat" and "not meat" – especially when plants consume animals, and vice versa.
The desire to fritter away our pay packet on the roll of a dice may not be hardwired at all. So where does it come from?
Insects have similar structures in their brains as do we, and that might mean that have a basic form of consciousness.
A new study reveals that we are more likely to trust people who follow simple moral rules – or at least give moral problems some serious thought.
Illness can have a major impact on our view of the world. Sometimes, it can be enlightening.
Should we allow innocents to be harmed for the greater good? Eye in the Sky puts a modern spin on a classic philosophical moral dilemma.
Magic plumbs the same questions philosophers have been asking for millennia.
Consciousness is one of the most mysterious phenomena we know of. But evidence is emerging that it might just be a very special kind of information processing.
Philosophically speaking our smartphones could be seen as an extension of us. But where does that leave us legally?
Those who benefit from, and defend, freedom of speech are often those who already enjoy the most privilege in society.
Intuitively, we believe offering someone options automatically expands their freedom. But that isn't always true. Sometimes, more options can lead to less freedom.