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tpm the philosophers’ magazine

Issue 42 • 3rd quarter 2008

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ACTIONS & EVENTS

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From the editor

News Getting down to business, on with interculturalism, and up with intellectuals and young talent

Mediawatch Philosophy and philosophers in the mass media

Word of Mouse Luciano Floridis barters on the web

In the city How Sheffield students are taking their subject into schools

Threads Ophelia Benson’s new column on the blogosphere

THOUGHTS

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The donor’s duty Havi Carel on the moral obligation to give your organs

Letter from... Malta Mark Montebello writes from a small but vital crossroads

Knowledge in the AI age New approaches to some very old problems

Rethinking Jung Paul Bishop on the ideas behind the psychoanalysis

FORUM

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Head to head Ophelia Benson and Dan Hind dispute the legacy of the Enlightenment

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The Interview Roger Scruton on being a conservative outsider

The TPM Essay Roy Sorensen on images that speak louder than words

Sci-Phi Mathew Iredale’s regular look at science and philosophy

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Fate defying feats Frank Furedi on the birth of a world made by history

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The erasure of Islam Ziauddin Sardar refuses to salute the Enlightenment

Northern lights John Haldane on the Scottish miracle

Engineers of minds Craig Nelson on what got Paine ticking

Problematic progress Brain O’Connor on what Adorno really thought

You’ve got to laugh Giles Fraser gets serious about humour

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