Daniel Lehewych is a philosophy graduate student at the CUNY Graduate Center and a freelance writer. His areas of specialization include moral psychology, the philosophy of mind, and the history of philosophy.
Commodus lived the anti-Stoic life, pursuing lust, narcissism, and self-indulgence.
Until robots understand jokes and sarcasm, artificial general intelligence will remain in the realm of science fiction.
In Orwell’s dystopian novel, the government uses Newspeak to control thoughts by controlling language. But thoughts do not require language.
If you want to be an authentic person, embrace reality. Don't try to clamber your way up Maslow's hierarchy of needs.
Even some philosophers don’t think highly of philosophy, but we need it now more than ever.
The infamous misogynist had some profound insights on romance.
Baruch Spinoza suggests how to lead a virtuous and blessed life.