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Tragedy and Philosophy

Interview by Richard Marshall.‘<i>Philosophy has always been for me a way of life, one that sits only with difficulty in the institution of the</i> …

Martin Heidegger

How well do you know Friedrich Nietzsche?

This February, the OUP Philosophy team honors Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) as their Philosopher of the Month. Although Nietzsche’s …

Can we have more than one friend? According to Montaigne, no

The <i>Essais</i> are the perfect mate to accompany anybody, throughout all stages of life. It’s always interesting to explore Michel de Montaigne‘s life and …

We Need to Update Our Rules for Robotics

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us. In 1942, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov …

“Speciesism” Opens the Door to Bigotry

Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer popularized “speciesism,” a derogatory term for the belief that it is acceptable to treat humans differently from …

Human Rights

Paul Feyerabend and the debate over the philosophy of science

Paul Feyerabend (born 13 January 1924, died 11 February 1994) is best-known for his contributions to the philosophy of science, which is somewhat …

Philosopher of the Month: Socrates

This March, the OUP Philosophy team honors Socrates (470-399 BC) as their Philosopher of the Month. As elusive as he is a groundbreaking figure in …

Bloodletting Is Still Happening, Despite Centuries of Harm

In the shadow of India’s largest mosque, the gutters run red with blood.<p>It’s a bizarre scene, if you’ve never seen a modern-day bloodletting. First, men wrap patients’ arms and legs with straps as tourniquets, to control the blood flow. Then they use razor blades to make tiny pricks in the hands …

Medicine