Freedom of Belief, Semantics of the ‘Ought’, and Writing Philosophy: An Interview with Dr. Matthew Chrisman

What follows is an interview piece of Dr. Matthew Chrisman of University of  Edinburgh. The interview was held after Dr. Chrisman delivered a talk before members of the University of Warwick Philosophy Society. The talk concerned various approaches towards and formulations of the idea of freedom. Dr. Chrisman highlighted a central example of his presentation:Continue reading “Freedom of Belief, Semantics of the ‘Ought’, and Writing Philosophy: An Interview with Dr. Matthew Chrisman”

Power Relations: Where the personal becomes political

an interview with Amedeo Policante, by Lorant Kiss Many young people feel trapped in social media. It is a widely recognised feeling that Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat somehow make you addictive – more than this, it’s equally widely recognised that they make you depressed. How could we, as individuals, liberate ourselves from such structures thatContinue reading “Power Relations: Where the personal becomes political”

Philosophy in a Time of Crisis

An Interview with Prof. Miguel De Beistegui An iPod, a phone and an internet communicator’ were the words that arguably sparked most radical change in how the masses consume information in recent history. As the smartphone managed to put the internet at the forefront, we have experienced a gradual decline in authenticity and facticity inContinue reading “Philosophy in a Time of Crisis”

‘Philosophy in the Everyday’: Tuesday Night Chit-Chat

12 angry people, philosophy and the perks of having a lot of housemates Before you read this interview, I would first like to tell you the story behind it. This piece is the first instalment of our new series ‘Philosophy in the Everyday’. My plan and my task were simple: go out on Saturday, askContinue reading “‘Philosophy in the Everyday’: Tuesday Night Chit-Chat”