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Hero of Alexandria (born around 10 AD) is credited with developing the first steam engine, the first vending machine and [...]
Source: Talking Philosophy || Date : 18 August 2014 | 1:00 pm

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) involves the surgical implantation of electrodes into a patient’s brain that, as the name [...]
Source: Talking Philosophy || Date : 15 August 2014 | 1:00 pm

Corporate inversion is a strategy in which a corporation (usually one located in the United States) merges with a [...]
Source: Talking Philosophy || Date : 13 August 2014 | 1:00 pm

Despite the Great Recession, the profits for corporations have doubled since 2000. In contrast, the median household [...]
Source: Talking Philosophy || Date : 11 August 2014 | 1:00 pm

In the summer of 2014, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Massachusetts law that forbid protesters from [...]
Source: Talking Philosophy || Date : 8 August 2014 | 1:00 pm


  • The Backdoor Broadcasting Company has a number of interesting philosophy podcasts on its site, most recently from The University of London’s Institute of Philosophy conference on The Future of Philosophy: Metaphilosophical Directions for the 21st Century. Full archive of philosophy-tagged podcasts is here. Regular readers will I’m sure already be familiar with tpm’s own Baggini’s Philosophy Monthly podcast and the regular iTunes philosophy chart-topper Philosophy Bites.

  • The latest issue of tpm is now in UK shops and with UK subscribers, and will be arriving state-side soon. From December 7th, selected content from the magazine will start to appear on this website. You can subscribe to tpm here.

  • UK based teachers of philosophy A Level or IB may be interested in a series of one-day student conferences at which tpm editor Julian Baggini will be speaking in February and March. More details here.

  • tpm editor Julian Baggini is taking part in a 24-hour squashathon this evening, in aid of The Alzheimers Society. You can support this very worthwhile cause by donating online here. We should point out that Julian will not personally be playing on-stop for 24 hours!

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