Philosophy

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Brenda Almond obituary
Other lives: Philosopher and ethicist who promoted the application of her subject to practical concerns and served on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Martin Cohen

07, Feb, 2023 @4:59 PM

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Think yourself better: 10 rules of philosophy to live by
From Aristotle to Iris Murdoch: what the greatest minds of the past 2,500 years have to tell us about the good life

Julian Baggini

04, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Living for Pleasure by Emily A Austin – an Epicurean guide to happiness
A timely guide to the Greek philosopher – and rival to the Stoics – who saw freedom from anxiety as the ultimate goal

Julian Baggini

26, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Colin Thubron: ‘Simone de Beauvoir altered my ideas about women’
The travel writer and novelist on reading The Second Sex as an 18-year-old, discovering Proust, and the brilliance of Byron

20, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The true nature of yoga and the wellness industry | Letters
Letters: Christine Schmid writes about how classes saved her from burnout during a stressful period of her life, while Joelle Tamraz explains how yoga continues to evolve

13, Jan, 2023 @6:10 PM

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The power of philosophy in prison | Letter
Letters: Dr Bríd Connolly responds to an article by Andy West on his experience of teaching incarcerated children

10, Jan, 2023 @6:13 PM

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The big idea: could you have made different choices in life?
We can’t change what’s happened – but we can learn to make better decisions in the future

Philip Ball

02, Jan, 2023 @12:30 PM

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Body Am I by Moheb Costandi review – the new science of self-consciousness
What gives us our sense of self? A fresh take on how the brain and body are connected offers answers

PD Smith

07, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The big idea: why we shouldn’t try to be happy
Happiness might seem like a noble goal – but striving for it can be counterproductive

Kieran Setiya

07, Nov, 2022 @12:30 PM

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The big idea: is cooperation always a force for good?
What looks like altruism through one lens could be seen as corruption through another

Nichola Raihani

24, Oct, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Why do we keep the central heating off? It isn’t a thriftifarian pose | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Julian Baggini about those who try to keep their energy bills low even though they could afford to pay bigger bills

Letters

19, Oct, 2022 @4:26 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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