Human rights discourse drawing on ancient Sanskrit texts focuses more on the responsibilities of individuals and states than on the rights themselves.
Is social cohesion possible in plural societies? Philosopher H. L. A. Hart weighed in amid debates on abortion and same-sex relationships.
In a blackout, you do not hear or taste the darkness; you see it. It looks a certain way. On the philosophy of shadows.
The idea of altering the climate instead of tackling emissions in earnest inspires widespread angst. A philosopher considers why.
The early socialist Charles Fourier had grand ideas about food. The pleasure of eating was right up there with sex.
Philosopher John Gray on why he is critical of prevailing ideas of progress, his friendship with Isaiah Berlin, and the wisdom of cats.
When you're married to John Stuart Mill, whatever you do or say may be held against you. And so it was.
They shaped the history of Western philosophical thought. It's past time to recognize their contributions.
Robert Brandom’s A Spirit of Trust, a groundbreaking new book on Hegel, seeks to unite analytic philosophy with continental.
Before Judith Butler's 1990 book Gender Trouble, the influential gender theorist wrote a series of essays that offer easier access to her ideas.