A resonance theory of consciousness suggests that the way all matter vibrates, and the tendency for those vibrations to sync up, might be a way to answer the so-called 'hard problem' of consciousness.
During First World War, the rhetoric of chivalry counteracted the inhumanity of the conflict in sometimes surprising ways.
Frankenstein might look like fantasy to modern eyes, but to its author and original readers there was nothing fantastic about it.
A new study provides fascinating data on how people prioritise who to save in hypothetical driverless car crashes. But it takes more than just numbers to really create ethical machines.
In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
Some careful reasoning shows that comparing abortion with contract murder equates two acts that are far from obviously morally equivalent.
Research shows the deterrent effect of capital punishment is a myth.
No cheating, please.
'I don't believe in God, I believe in science,' atheists often argue. But that doesn't mean their thinking is evidence-based.
With fall almost upon us, there's a lot we can learn from the changing season.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today's world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
Are you dreaming that you're awake or are you living in a computer simulation? There might be no way to be sure.
A polyamorous philosopher draws from research evidence to argue that where love is concerned, we should break all the established rules.
Ever since the philosopher Karl Popper popularised the expression in the 1950s, conspiracy theories have had a bad reputation. But is it justified?
We're now so reliant on Google's services they are now a part of us, raising some deeply troubling questions.
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.