Keywords: philosophy

When is it okay to lie, and why?

LIE: There are no limits to how many lies leaders can tell the people as long as the lies are useful to the state, and other lie perspectives from the philosophy of the new book.

More universal philosophy

ESSAY: Time to learn what the world's many translating female philosophers thought? Or what about the omitted African philosophy? Four books provide a broader understanding of the history of thought.
Erland Kiøsterud

The ecocentric man

NATURE: Conversation portrait with author Erland Kiøsterud about our ecological responsibility.

Dormant ideological viruses

CROWN: Will a far more favorable ideological virus spread and hopefully infect us, the virus that makes us think of another society, beyond the nation-state, a society that realizes itself as global solidarity and cooperation?

Ecological Economics and Utopian Laws

ECO-ECONOMY: Economics professor Ove Daniel Jakobsen is as wild in mind as the nature of Nordland is wild and diverse. In his 12th book, the Utopians will save us.
Passion - Between Revolt and Resignation Director Christian Labhart

Where were your revolutionaries, Karl?

PHILOSOPHY: The documentary Passion - Between Revolt and Resignation reflects on man's willingness to engage in his time and to revolt.

When Foucault took acid in the desert

LSD: How did Foucault's own experiences color his political thinking? And do psychedelics help with anxiety, depression and addiction?
Ursula K. The Guin

«The wild thinking»

Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin - pronounced anarchist, feminist, visionary and prophet.

Kierkegaard as a thinker of the time

literary critic: A selection of Søren Kierkegaard's magazine articles is no easy introduction to his thinking. In contrast, they act as a marker of the thinker as the voice of his time.

From naïve national socialism to a renewed ecological philosophy?

CONCLUSION: As existential anxiety today rises among people, Heidegger's philosophy may have some utility. Is it therefore possible to read parts of him today without just focusing on his Nazi sympathies?

Gandhi's method

NEWSPAPER EDITORIAL: Fighting for peace and reconciliation is not easy.

To start all over again

PHILOSOPHY: Hannah Arendt's age-old work explores thinking, freedom, will and the future. Is there anything thought-provoking about our technologically automated communities?

An internationalism that should not be nationalistic

populism: Antonio Gramsci would have united self-righteousness and internationalism. MODERN TIMES talks to philosopher Diego Fusaro in connection with a new Norwegian release.

future manufacturing

ARTS & PHILOSOPHY: The earth as a whole has been transformed into human territory at the expense of all other forms of life. MODERN TIMES prints here an excerpt of the book Chaos, Territory, Art.

Liberal democracy is screwed together so that the whole idea is self-destructive

DEMOCRACY: According to Adrian Pabst, we are basically going wrong with a wrong view of liberal democracy.

A life of solidarity

PROPHET: The Polish historian, author and Solidarity man Karol Modzelewski was written off as a hopeless romantic in his protests against welfare cuts and the privatization of the industry. As we see the evolution of political change in recent years, his warnings seem prophetic.

To come to the world

PARENTS: When a child is born, three people come into the world.

Celebration of mankind's diversity

AGNÈS VARDA: The new French wave film pioneer and feminist reflects on his career and conveys a humanistic philosophy of life.

Carl Schmitt - an unpleasant theorist

POLITICAL THEORY: Political is not a talk club for the philosopher Carl Schmitt. Rather, it is the action that shows us who we are and who is the enemy.

Ask everything!

Thinker: William Godwin was one of the most important thinkers of his time, but today he is almost forgotten.
ANNA IKEDA

Daisaku Ikeda's Peace Proposal for 2019

PROHIBITION: The world's largest Buddhist peace movement supports the initiative to ban the development and use of autonomous weapons and proposes to establish a group of friends for the ban on nuclear weapons.

An increasingly nihilistic world

TECHNOLOGY: The world is becoming increasingly nihilistic as it becomes increasingly clear that humanity is unable to take care of it. The challenge Bernard Stiegler takes on is to show the way to an alternative anthropology - in practice as well as in theory.

The big thinker is pulled out of the mole bag

A new biography of the Arab 1300 number historian Ibn Khaldun has recently been published. Is he now getting his renaissance?

A French philosopher in the archives of the counter-revolution

Chamayou's latest book is an in-depth analysis of liberal government art.

How will humans learn to live together in the world?

What can the West learn from the East and vice versa when it comes to being human? Learning to be Human was the theme of this year's World Conference in Philosophy in China.
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