Philosophy Now is a magazine for everyone interested in ideas. It isn't afraid to tackle all the major questions of life, the universe and everything. It tries to corrupt innocent citizens by convincing them that philosophy can be exciting, worthwhile and comprehensible, and also to provide some light and enjoyable reading matter for those already ensnared by the muse, such as philosophy students and academics. It contains articles on all aspects of philosophy, plus book reviews, film reviews, news, cartoons, and the occasional short story.
Reality, Time and All That
some of our Contributors
The Association of Philosophy Teachers Conference Report • Paul Moore-Bridger reports from an exciting new frontier for philosophy.
Austin & ‘Reality’ • Will Bynoe on milk, therapy, and the nature of being.
John Locke & Personal Identity • Nurana Rajabova considers why, according to John Locke, you continue to be you.
Solving the Mystery of Mathematics • Jared Warren says, think of a number. What exactly are you thinking of?
Kant on Time • Letizia Nonnis unfolds Kant’s conception of the nature of and experience of time.
Metaphysical Skepticism • Jacob Bell argues that we can’t determine the ultimate nature of reality.
The Best Criticism of Ethical Egoism • Stephen Leach gives you an unbiased reason why you shouldn’t be selfish.
Nostalgia, Morality, & Mass Entertainment • Adam Kaiser finds a fine case of mass existential longing.
Technology & Transformation • Helena Moradi looks at changing philosophical attitudes to technology.
Augustine (354-430) • Hilarius Bogbinder on the philosophical life of a key figure of the Catholic Church.
Can Animal Experimentation Be Justified? • Zaid Shehryar compares two opposing views.
Overwhelming Evil • Christopher Devlin Brown argues that our wholesale destruction of animals makes veganism humanity’s primary moral imperative.
SiMoN & FiNN
Stoicism in History & Modern Life • Dermot M. Griffin reflects on the sources and relevance of this ancient wisdom.
The Three Disciplines of Epictetus • Massimo Pigliucci looks at the core principles for a Stoic life.
Letters • When inspiration strikes, don’t bottle it up.Email me at email@example.com Keep them short and keep them coming!
Books • Gary Browning considers the ideas and emotions expressed in Bob Dylan’s songs and writings. John Best tries to move beyond postmodernism. Aptly, Mike Sutton discusses Jean-François Lyotard’s classic report on The Postmodern Condition.
Metamodernism: The Future of Theory
The Postmodern Condition
The Sopranos • Jarett Figlin discusses depravity & the American dream.
Tallis in Wonderland Reflections on Reality • Raymond Tallis holds a mirror up to the philosophical world.
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Back Issues & Digital Editions
Question of the Month? How Will Humanity End? • Each answer below receives a book. Apologies to the many entrants not included.
Being as Onion: A Heideggerian Parable • Mark C. Watney watches Martin Heidegger’s kitchen encounter.