Following in the thoughtful footsteps of Descartes and Voltaire.
A philosopher's take on the ethics of products that allow parents to lighten the skin colour of their unborn baby.
The young activist acted morally and intelligently when staging her protest against the deportation of asylum seekers from Sweden.
A vegan and anti-speciesist society is based on a somewhat simplistic view of the animal world. And its principles cannot be implemented in a globalised world.
Some philosophers believe that a very long life could easily become boring.
Why are we so serious about not being too serious? The philosophy of humour has the answer.
The television presenter and the scientist are having an argument about God on Twitter, and Morgan is getting a lot of stick. That's not fair.
Your beliefs about free will can have a powerful effect on how you behave.
If you're committed to a belief, it's hard to let go. Psychology and philosophy provide different ways to think about how skeptics respond to counterevidence.
Technology has made many aspects of daily life much easier. So why do we still feel so overwhelmed?
Even if survival rates for very premature infants have improved, it’s dubious that there is a moral reason to lower the abortion limit.
How Roko's Basilisk, a 'terrifying' thought experiment, went to the Met Gala.
The lovers' diaries show how David Pinsent supported Ludwig Wittgenstein through his depression.
The bullshitter may do even more damage than the liar in politics.
Education systems around the world are increasingly recognising the value of local approaches to thinking, learning and being.
All the proofs in the world won't change a convinced flat earther's mind.
Let's get emotional about science. Not just to celebrate it, but because that's how to do it properly.
The most morally monstrous actions might work as deterrents but be unacceptable morally even to the most casual conscience.
It’s time to (do more than) talk about knowledge. Universities must take leadership in helping develop students capacity to recognise different kinds of knowledge and work flexibly.
Conspiracy theorists are commonly seen as fundamentally irrational, with an all-encompassing obsession. But new research suggests they may have quite different motivations, beliefs and attitudes.