Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Walter Benjamin
1 - 10
On books and their destiny
Are older books non-functional relics - merely sights to behold?
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 09:18 GMT
Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi: Legacies, memories, histories
Distorted rhetoric and commemorative acts seek to obfuscate the true dictatorial legacy of Ethiopia's late leader.
Awol K Allo
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 14:46 GMT
Gaza: Poetry after Auschwitz
'To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.' Is writing poetry after Gaza also barbaric?
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 10:33 GMT
'Despising' Judith Butler and the future of Zionism
The only hope for a lasting peace in Israel and/or Palestine lies in a reimagination of the two nationalisms.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 11:10 GMT
Cinema and the condition of coloniality
The winners of this year's Cannes top prizes were an Iranian and a Tunisian - but both set their films in France.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 16:34 GMT
When philosophers join the kill chain
The most vehement debates on the use of force by the US surround attacks by remotely-piloted drone aircraft.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 18:48 GMT
Art and the language of things
Inanimate objects may communicate a meaning or intent through their juxtaposition with other objects, and with us.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2012 18:02 GMT
Do plants have their own form of conciousness?
Although plants may not have the capacity to experience pain, they relate to the world around them in a unique way.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 17:34 GMT
Diego Rivera: public art, private museums
The display of Diego Rivera's artwork in a private museum defies all that it was meant to represent.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 13:39 GMT
Why Latin America calls on philosophers
Recently concluded Forum of Philosophy reflects social progress of Latin America, writes the author.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 07:39 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Iraqi Kurdistan: The Middle East's next 'Little Sparta'?
Can tech companies stop ISIL?
Tanzania's Maasai prefer death to eviction
Cruelty in Jerusalem
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
join our mailing list
Follow on Twitter
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera World
Work for us
Terms & Conditions