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Which philosophy is dead?
Analytic philosophy may be limited, shortsighted, and seeking to enslave the discipline to the hard sciences.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 19:47 GMT
Why so many communist philosophers?
The destructive nature of neoliberalism has prompted many philosophers to reconsider communist ideas.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 08:56 GMT
Merci, Monsieur Badiou
Secular fanaticism must be exposed for its own hatred and xenophobia, and get over the old cliches of East and West.
Last updated: 22 May 2012 20:59 GMT
Zizek and Gaddafi: Living in the old world
A prominent European philosopher who argues that the Arab Spring is over simply can't fathom a new, hopeful world.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2011 12:32 GMT
Democratic dreams rage in Athens
In an Athenian square, ordinary citizens create a democracy of their own, but face police violence and spiritual fatigue
Last updated: 21 Jul 2011 08:14 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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