Tuesday Dec 4th, 2012

In his own voice: H.L.A. Hart in conversation with David Sugarman

This recording of my lengthy interview with H.L.A. Hart (1907–1992) has been resurrected from my audio tapes and given new life. Dusted and digitalized, the result is something quite beautiful. Here is Hart in his own words recorded in 1988, reviewing his life, his work, and his significance. The interview presents Hart as three individuals: legal philosopher, interviewee, and critic. The recording… read more »

Saturday Apr 12th, 2014

Does torture really (still) matter?

Rebecca Gordon on why we should still question the use of torture in the United States
Thursday Apr 10th, 2014

Disposable captives

Lori Gruen on the ethical issues surrounding zoos
Friday Apr 4th, 2014

Philosophy and its history

Graham Priest on why we study the history of philosophy
Friday Apr 4th, 2014

A question of consciousness

Susan Blackmore invites us to question our usual ideas about mind and consciousness
Thursday
Apr 3rd, 2014

When science stopped being literature

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Friday
Mar 28th, 2014

Is our language too masculine?

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Wednesday
Mar 19th, 2014

Gloomy terrors or the most intense pleasure?

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Thursday
Mar 13th, 2014

Kitty Genovese and the bystander effect: 50 years on

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Friday
Mar 7th, 2014

Law and the quest for justice

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Monday
Mar 3rd, 2014

William Godwin’s birthday

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Wednesday
Feb 26th, 2014

The great Oxford World’s Classics debate

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Tuesday
Feb 25th, 2014

Martin Luther, music, and the Seven Liberal Arts

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Tuesday
Feb 18th, 2014

Madness, rationality, and epistemic innocence

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Sunday
Feb 16th, 2014

Thinking about the mind: an anti-linguistic turn

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Friday
Feb 14th, 2014

Is love real?

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Sunday
Feb 2nd, 2014

De-extinction: could technology save nature?

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