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French philosopher urges people to rebel – by making friends
Geoffroy de Lagasnerie says focus on friendships over relationships or family is radical act in today’s society

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

06, Mar, 2023 @4:52 PM

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Home village hopes ‘greatest Welsh thinker’ finally receives his dues
Events to mark 300 years since birth of Richard Price, a radical who ‘helped build the modern world’

Steven Morris

23, Feb, 2023 @1:35 PM

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Ever tried to stop a friend marrying someone, or moving far away? You could have made an ethical faux pas | Farbod Akhlaghi
I’m not saying that giving any advice is morally wrong. But we do have the right to make the big choices without undue interference, says philosopher Farbod Akhlaghi

Farbod Akhlaghi

13, Feb, 2023 @4:52 PM

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‘Moral duty’ to allow family and friends to make big life choices, says Cambridge philosopher
‘Self authorship’ is a right, argues Dr Farbod Akhlaghi, and people should make their own decisions on new jobs or having children

Matthew Weaver

26, Jan, 2023 @10:23 AM

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Teaching philosophy in a children’s prison has shown me the meaning of anger | Andy West
The arguments against imprisoning children are well established, yet still we lock up those who have been failed, says Andy West, author of The Life Inside

Andy West

02, Jan, 2023 @11:45 AM

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Why hasn’t Twitter reinstated my account? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Twitter bans | New year honours | A flummoxed philosopher | Brief giggles | Hung up on hoi polloi

01, Jan, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Philosophers tackle ancient mystery of why women clean and men don’t notice
Affordance theory highlights difference between the genders over domestic chores, say academics

Amelia Hill

22, Dec, 2022 @3:23 PM

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Longtermism: how good intentions and the rich created a dangerous creed
Tech billionaires seem intent on giving away a lot of money. But are those who support ‘longtermism’ and ‘effective altruism’ ignoring the very real problems of today?

John Naughton

04, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Manuscript treasure trove may offer fresh understanding of Hegel
Discovery of undocumented transcripts of German philosopher’s lectures like ‘finding new Beethoven score’

Sara Tor

29, Nov, 2022 @5:00 AM

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If greed can ever be good, that philosophy didn’t work at FTX’s charity | Tim Adams
The ‘ethics stuff’ was just a front, says the bankrupted cryptocurrency billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried

Tim Adams

26, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Having more money doesn’t buy you more happiness | Letter
Letter: One reader on their experience of living at both ends of the wealth scale


31, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Bruno Latour obituary
French philosopher whose work spanned many disciplines and who believed we must take greater care of the Earth’s resources

Stuart Jeffries

10, Oct, 2022 @10:10 AM

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