Notes on my winter’s visit to Larung Gar, one of the largest academies of philosophy in history.
Matthieu Ricard | Nov 27
Philosopher Michael Marder explores the problematic figure of “talking trees," from the sacred grove of Dodona in ancient Greece, to the vegetalized human beings in Dante’s “Inferno.”
Michael Marder | Jul 25
Matthew Ratcliffe’s book "Grief Worlds" is a wide-ranging philosophical exploration of what it is to experience grief and what this tells us about human emotional life.
The Editors | Mar 2
In the landscape of madness, time lies open and exposed.
Wouter Kusters | Jan 23
The acceptance of death is deeply embedded in our culture; it's time to overthrow that idea.
Ingemar Patrick Linden | May 30, 2022
We are, all of us, time’s passengers, witnesses to its passing, which is also our own.
Michael Marder | May 12, 2022
Despite bold philosophical and scientific claims, there’s still no good reason to doubt the existence of free will.
Mark Balaguer | Jan 27, 2022
Love is a way of taking in the whole world as seen through the eyes of the beloved.
Chad Engelland | May 13, 2021
What a long-forgotten dispute over women’s access to public toilets in 19th-century England says about moral reform.
Robert Baker | Apr 16, 2021
Progress in human morality can still happen, but is far from guaranteed.
Philip Laughlin | Feb 16, 2021