A Michigan man's ticketing for warming up his car on a frigid day brings to mind something Bertrand Russell wrote on "petty power."
In a state devoted to upholding the principle of equality – as a democracy does – chance is the proper and only foundation of authority.
National Geographic is now trying its hand at gender theory.
Students: “White philosophers” should be studied only “if required”--and then only critically.
This thesis was common in the ancient world.
There is a powerful human inclination to reduce others to mere objects.
Some influential Christian thinkers have criticized the very idea of "religion".
There are some things that evolutionary biology can’t answer.
How does the inner struggle with temptation affect how our actions are viewed by others?
As a student of philosophy and ethics, I think philosophy can help us clarify, systematize and evaluate the arguments on both sides.
Would we see a more functional, thriving population if Americans began embracing responsibility instead of thrusting it off on others?
The film, which is slated to hit theaters in October, will probe a timeless and timely question: What does it mean to be human?
My ideal home has two rooms: a bedroom to sleep in, and a kitchen to cook in.
By choosing to remember only half of their portraits, we deny celebrities their humanity and overlook an obvious truth.
According to Jean-Paul Sartre, someone who lives in bad faith treats themselves as an object, not as an autonomous or freely choosing agent.
A pair of Harvard researchers found that humans spend nearly half their time thinking about something other than what they’re doing.
Here is what the modern Christmas ditty looks like in heroic Anglo-Saxon metre.
College administrators often believe they have authority to suppress speech when an authors’ expressions get controversial. But is it good policy?
Has the first negative side effect to cannabis finally been found?
Once upon a time, in a far away land, Santa Claus gave way to Ded Moroz or “Old Man Frost.”
Crime, like everything else in America, has become politicized.
“Baby regret” seems to be the zeitgeist, and we have to wonder why.
As Heraclitus said, “A man’s character is his fate.” So what makes character?
The difference is relatively simple. But Orwell makes it clear that nationalism has nothing to do with nationhood.
See how culturally literate you are about modern philosophy.
Student have formally been asked to use the gender-neutral pronoun 'ze' instead of 'she and 'he'.
What’s objectifying about sexual desire is its ability to numb a person to reason, both in themselves and in others.