How should work change?
Why has ‘grit’ become such a celebrated virtue now?
Can you bulldoze your way to success through positive thinking and bravado?
Is dialogue the best way of understanding the origins of the self?
Voice of philosophy
How much does the history of a religion influence your view of it as a faith today?
Dr. Hank Spanko
Has modern life perverted the experience of sleep?
Can you really train your brain to get smarter?
Are there ways to learn how to improvise better, not only in the arts, but in life?
Should vegetarians sometimes be prepared to eat meat?
What determines physical attraction?
Will we ever understand the beginning of the universe?
Would you prefer to live forever as an uploaded mind or a continually rejuvenated body?
Is it time to revise the theory of evolution?
When a scientific theory fails to find evidence to support it, at what stage should science give up?
Jose María Impa
Is translating philosophy a philosophical activity?
Do we need to change society to make ourselves more moral?
Do stories really help us to understand the world?
What’s more important in life – being happy or doing something worthwhile?
How revolutionary was the ancient human realisation that sex makes babies?
Is anger a useless emotion?
Can an epistocracy do what democracy does, only better?
Do you welcome or fear the idea that you could dissolve your model of the self?
Can you get inside someone’s head by looking into their eyes?
How can psychopaths be helped to feel regret?
Which toggle setting do you choose: destroy or save?
Is the concept of ‘species’ outdated, especially when it comes to human evolution?
What are some of our culture’s most fascinating shared false memories?
How important is work to manliness?
Are rigid scientific assumptions clouding our understanding of the universe?
Does the philosophy of Freud help us navigate the world today?
Where do you get your sense of the past?
Does the idea that your brain is an organ responding to stimuli change your sense of self?
Is intelligence a universal constant?
Do we need to empathise with slave-owners to end slavery for good?
Is the drive to obliterate one’s own mind an anti-evolutionary force?
Can we experience true intimacy without the sense of touch?
Should we think of a foetus as contained by the mother or as part of her?
What would make you stop eating pigs?
Is obesity a medical condition or a social one?
What is consciousness for?
What are the limits of religious tolerance in a civilised society?
What kind of changes to society would help moderation prosper?
Is it important for a democracy to have a space where violence is enacted but contained?
Can we hope to see the world as the ancient Greeks did?
Is it time to get rid of the idea of psychosomatic illnesses?
How rude should colleagues be allowed to be before they are warned, disciplined or terminated?
Should there be limits to what you can do in virtual reality?
Why do you think the practice of medical consent is in trouble?
Does English have any special merits that set it apart from other languages?
What fuels today’s politics of hate?