Top News, Articles, and Interviews in Philosophy

What is Knowledge?

In this article, we explore a definition of knowledge and how the question 'what is knowledge?' differs from the question 'what is truth?' We'll look at a standard approach to defining knowledge and how postmodernists treat the problem of knowledge. We also look at how belief and what one believes relates to what one knows. [More]

The Adjustment Bureau and Free Will

Movies are an excellent vehicle for illustrating philosophy. Whether it is the deontological ethics of The Lord of the Rings or the metaphysics of The Matrix, you can glean philosophical insight from just about any movie. When it comes to the concept of free will, The Adjustment Bureau is among recent big screen film to tackle this subject. [More]

What is Philosophy?

Defining philosophy, like defining any complex subject, is challenging. It’s challenging partly because it’s been around so long but also because it has many parts. But plenty of people have attempted to define the discipline and I’m going to take a stab at it in this article. [More]