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Is 20 years a long time in philosophy?

How has philosophy changed since the launch of The Philosophers’ Magazine in 1998?

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  • THE PHILOSOPHY OF FREE WILL – 20 MARCH, BRISTOL. Are you free? Or are you just following the hidden commands of unconscious processes, genetic dispositions, social conditioning and manipulation? Philosopher JB argues that those who deny we have free will are starting with a misguided and unrealistic idea of what it is. Only by understanding what it really means to be free we can make the most of our freedom. A Funzing event at Racks Bar, Bristol at 19:00. Full details and booking here. #
  • WHAT SHOULD YOU WORRY ABOUT AND HOPE FOR IN 2018? My fears for 2018 are too widely shared to bear repeating, but I do have some hopes. Contributing to a How The Light Gets In forum. #
  • UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE. I’m on the UCL alumni team with Jeremy Bowen, Jessica Curry and Jane Dacre. We beat Leicester in round one and tonight (4 January) we take on Reading (where I got my undergraduate degree!) in the semi-final. BBC Two at 7:30. #
  • ON PETER SINGER. I contributed to this selection of thoughts on books to open your eyes to inequality for the Guardian. #
  • TODAY – BBC RADIO FOUR. Talking about the BBC's review of its religion and ethics broadcasting. Listen here at 02:51:40. #

What is Microphilosophy?

Small thoughts about big subjects; big thoughts about small things; seeds of thought, scatttered to either take root or not; plus short links to longer work. Microphilosophy is the website of the writer Julian Baggini.

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