The 'reasonable person' represents someone who is both common and good.
Being skeptical isn't just about being contrarian. It's about asking the right questions of ourselves and others to gain understanding.
Most people seem to enjoy liberalism and its spin offs, but what is it exactly? Where did the idea come from?
Technology of the future is shaped by the questions we ask and the ethical decisions we make today.
How does philosophy try to balance having free will with living in a deterministic universe?
The philosopher who praised a simple life and inspired the worst of the French Revolution.
It's a common misconception that to be a Stoic is to be in possession of a stiff upper lip.
What can 'behaviorism' teach us about ourselves?
Life is absurd, that detail can be the start of a great many things.
Lovers are parted from lovers, (grand)parents from children, families from their dead.
Knowing what to do is one thing, doing it is another.
To understand ourselves and our place in the universe, "we should have humility but also self-respect," Frank Wilczek writes in a new book.
The Persian polymath and philosopher of the Islamic Golden Age teaches us about self-awareness.
Imagine Heraclitus spending an afternoon down by the river...
Learn how to practice "self-indifference."
The author of "Auroville: The City Made of Dreams" talks about the difficulties of establishing (and writing about) utopian societies.