In this piece, Jon Kofas discusses the the current Western economic malaise and its relationship to the discussion of values in society.
This essay by Professor Rasmus Grønfeldt serves to briefly motivate what is at stake in the philosophy of multiculturalism and the multiculturalism of philosophy.
Dr. Rachael Kohn, a leading Australian author and broadcaster argues that today, many people treat religion as a source of ills rather than a cure for social problems. There is, of course, much suffering caused by religion and its followers but the guidance, discipline and compassion provided by religion can be, and often is, a force for good in the world which is often overlooked. This article offers a measured defence of religion and its place the modern world.
* Simon Katterl How are questions of agency – that is the capacity to choose one’s own decisions – understood in the context of law? Does it resemble our common or folk understanding of psychology? How does it fare against our best empirical accounts of human behaviour? I […]
Dr. Massimo Pigliucci explains philosophy behind genocide.
Ibn Khaldun and Karl Marx: Five Centuries of History and Two Civilisations Apart, Yet Remarkably Similar
In this scholarly analysis, Muhammad Ahmedullah shows how the works of Ibn Khaldun and Karl Marx share some striking similarities, despite being centuries apart.
Extinction is not just a matter of life and death, it is the hinge between existence and non-being. Today, the rising threat of mass extinction poses an unprecedented challenge for security, and to the ontology and ethics that attend it.