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A-Z: THE PHILOSOPHY OF (ALMOST) EVERYTHING

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ALCOHOLISM: HERBERT FINGARETTE ON SELF-DECEPTION AND RESPONSIBILITY by Stanton Peele

APOTEMNOPHILIA: WHEN LESS FEELS LIKE MORE by Mark Dillof

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: DID HAL COMMIT MURDER? by Daniel C. Dennett

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ANNA LETITIA BARBAULD'S "WASHING DAY" AND THE MONTGOLFIER BALLOON by Elizabeth Kraft

LIFE AND BEER by Dave Ahl

BEING: IT IS by Parmenides

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WAR OF THE CLASSES by Jack London

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SPARSHOTT'S PHILOSOPHY OF DANCE Review by Julie Van Camp

PHILIP K. DICK ON PHILOSOPHY: A BRIEF INTERVIEW by Frank Bertrand

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PHILOSOPHICAL EGOISM: MAX STIRNER (1806—1856) by Andrew Carlson

ENCYCLICAL LETTER 'FIDES ET RATIO' by Pope John Paul II

THE IMPORTANCE OF PHILOSOPHY TO ENGINEERING by Carl Mitcham

ESKIMO PHILOSOPHY: YUPIAQ EDUCATION REVISITED by Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley

HE WOULD IF HE COULD, BUT HE CAN'T SO HE DOESN'T: A LETTER ON THE PROBLEM OF EVIL by Anthony Flood

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FIREARMS: IN DEFENSE OF THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS by Mark A. Laughlin

FLIES IN THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY Plato, Nietzsche, Stirner, Wittgenstein

FOOTBALL PHILOSOPHIES - HUMOR University of Mississippi graduate students

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GAMBLING: HUMANS AS COMPUTING BEASTS by Ion Saliu

METAPHYSICS IN GENETIC ENGINEERING: CRYPTIC PHILOSOPHY AND IDEOLOGY IN THE 'SCIENCE' OF RISK ASSESSMENTby Philip J. Regal

PREFACE TO THE RIGHT TO BE GREEDY BY "FOR OURSELVES" by Bob Black

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HOLES by Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi

HOMOSEXUALITY AND HOPE by Timothy F. Murphy

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FREEDOM TO PRACTICE IDOLATRY by Robert T. Lee

EPISTEMOLOGY AND AMERICAN INDIANS by Lee Hester

ONTOLOGY OF IDENTITY AND INTERSTITIAL BEING by Ann Waters

INVISIBLE MAN: THE RING OF GYGES by Clayton Morgareidge

IRRATIONALITY IN PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY: THE MORAL IMPLICATIONS OF SELF-DEFEATING BEHAVIOR by Christine A. James

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JEET KUNE DO: LIBERATE YOURSELF FROM CLASSICAL KARATE by Bruce Lee

JOURNALISM: PHILOSOPHICAL CONSIDERATIONS ON DISCOURSE/ PRAXIS by Martin O'Hagan

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KABBALISTIC COSMOLOGY AND ITS PARALLELS IN THE 'BIG BANG' OF MODERN PHYSICS by Adam McLean

A PHILOSOPHICAL KINDERGARTEN: HISTORY OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND by Robert Hill, Alan Holloway, Justin Woods and Martin Cohen

KUBRICK: HOW ONE FILM-REVIEWS WITH A HAMMER by Donald MacGregor

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PHILOSOPHY AS A SERVICE INDUSTRY: THE PHILOSOPHICAL LIFE by Esa Saarinen and T.P. Uschanov

LOGAN'S RUN: SCIENCE FICTION AND POST-APOCALYPTIC FICTION by Ken Sanes

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TOWARD A RADICAL METAPHYSICS by Richard Schain

"CAN WE ALL GET ALONG?" MULTICULTURALISM AND SOCIAL JUSTICE by Charles Verharen

ROGER SCRUTON 'THE AESTHETICS OF MUSIC' Review by James Buhler

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THE LAST WORD ON NATIONALISM by Anthony C. Grayling

ALFRED ROSENBERG — THE FORGOTTEN DISCIPLE by Joachim C. Fest

THE HOLY NATURE MANIFESTO by Mikhail Rusinov

NEUTRON STAR: STRANGE STAR OR STRANGE SCIENCE? by Wal Thornhill

METAPHYSICS OF THE NDI-IGBO by Cajethan Ndubuisi

THE NITROUS OXIDE PHILOSOPHER by Dmitri Tymoczko

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ONLINE PHILOSOPHICAL NOTEBOOK: TODAY'S NOTE by Geoffrey Klempner

GEORGE ORWELL AND 'THE LAST MAN IN EUROPE' by Steven Kreis

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PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE ON THE TEACHING OF PHILOSOPHY JULY 1 1999Tony McWalter MP and Charles Clarke MP

PEACEFUL SLUMBER IN THE FORREST OF THE MIND by Michael Levy

PREDICTIONS FROM PHILOSOPHY: HOW PHILOSOPHERS COULD MAKE THEMSELVES USEFUL by Nick Bostrom

ETHICAL ANDRO: THE ETHICS OF PROHORMONE USE by John M. Berardi

'NO CHANCE MATTER': PHILOSOPHY AND PUBLIC LIFE by Martha Nussbaum

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THE ROLE OF EVOLUTION, TIME AND ORDER IN PIRSIG'S "METAPHYSICS OF QUALITY" by Anthony McWatt and eric Priezkalns, with responses by Robert M. Pirsig

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STAR TREK: A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF GENE RODDENBERRY by David Alexander

LOGICAL RUDENESS by Peter Suber

RUNNING: EXPRESSIONS OF TRUTH by Dr George Sheehan

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ON PROGRESS AND IRONY: WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE ABANDONMENT OF HUMAN SACRIFICE by Carl Pfluger

SIMULACRA AND SIMULATIONS by Jean Baudrillard

SLUMDOG PHILOSOPHER, RICHDOG PHILOSOPHER by Raam Gokhale

SOLIPSISM: MESSAGE FROM A LONELY PLANET by Geoffrey Klempner

PHILOSOPHY OF SPORT by Mike McNamee

THE PHILOSOPHY OF STAR TREK by Scott Whitmore

STOICISM: MANUAL OF EPICTETUS BY ARRIAN translated by Sanderson Beck

SUBMARINE WARFARE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON SOCIETY by Johan Ulloa

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF TRIPURA TANTRA by Gopinath Kaviraj

THEFT: STEALING TOOTHBRUSHES by Tim Righteous

CAN PHILOSOPHY BE TAUGHT? by Geoffrey Klempner

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UMBERTO ECO: A CONVERSATION ON INFORMATION Interview by Patrick Coppock

DEFENCE OF USURY by Jeremy Bentham

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OF VANITY by Michel de Montaigne

VOLCANOES: PETER KINGSLEY 'ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY, MYSTERY AND MAGIC' Review by David Fideler

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PERSUASION IN HITLER, WAGNER AND NIETZSCHE by John S. Moore

UNRESTRICTED WARFARE by Qiao Liang and Wang Xiangsui

THE HYPERLINKED METAPHYSICS OF THE WEB by David Weinberger

WHALES: THEIR EMERGING RIGHT TO LIFE by Anthony D'Amato and Sudhir K. Chopra

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EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL LIFE by Steven Ravett Brown

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THE WAY OF THE SAMURAI — GHOST DOG, MISHIMA, AND MODERNITY'S OTHER by Ryoko Otomo

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ZEN AND THE ART OF DIVEBOMBING OR THE DARK SIDE OF THE TAO by Kelley L. Ross

THE ZERO ONTOLOGY - DAVID PEARCE ON WHY ANYTHING EXISTS by Arthur Witherall


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