Philosophy

Why Epicureanism, not Stoicism, is the philosophy we need now
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Philosophers have warned against pleasure since Plato, but Epicurean principles can be the basis of a humane politics aimed at security for all.

My Out-of-Body Experience
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Two years ago, I decided to do nothing. Not for the rest of my life, of course—for two hours. As a neuroscientist...

Jean-Paul Sartre's "Being and Nothingness:" A Summary — Philosophy Bro
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First of all, fuck Kant. Why is his shit so needlessly complicated? A whole world we can’t talk about or know anything about? Then how the fuck can he possibly talk about it? What if the world is just exactly the way we see it? Why complicate things even further? Don’t tell me

The End of the Dinosaurs
existentialcomics.com/comic/423 
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A philosophy webcomic about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world. Also Jokes

The Chinese Room
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Mailbag Monday: A weekly segment that covers readers’ questions and concerns about all things Philosophy, Bro, and Philosophy Bro that don’t quite fit anywhere else. Send your questions to [email protected] with ‘Mailbag Monday’ in the subject line. &a

Amalia Holst, and how the German Enlightenment failed women
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Brilliant and fierce, the philosopher and educator Amalia Holst demonstrated how the German Enlightenment failed women

Seneca On Coping with the Shortness of Life
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Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca offers timeless advice for how we can face up to the fleeting nature of existence and live our lives without fear.

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