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Alex Farrow: Philosophy Pig — Review

Venue: Laughing Horse @ 32 Below 3, Venue 442Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ It is not often you leave a Fringe show feeling educated and entertained in equal measure, but Alex Farrow: Philosophy…

We are our choices, but are our choices ours?

Every day, from the moment we wake up, we make choices. Ranging from what to have for breakfast to how much effort we want to put into our courses. Our…

Why everyone should be interested in philosophy

Hello, dear readers. It’s your new resident philosopher here. In my first article of this column, I would like to introduce myself and the purpose of this weekly philosophical analysis.…

Thrust into the absurd, why must we keep carrying on?

So how was everyone’s summer? Did everyone have a fun time accomplishing lots and feeling comfortable about the state of the world? The last time I wrote an editorial to…

Wabi Sabi – the Japanese mantra to help you accept imperfection

Wabi-sabi may be the latest concept in the West, but it originates from Japanese philosophy. It has many layers in its meaning, but the simplest way to put it is…

Analysing transmisogyny and how it harms trans women

Definitions Transgender (trans): an individual who identifies as a different gender to the one they were assigned at birth Cisgender (cis): an individual who identifies with the gender they were…

‘An anti-idealist view of reality’: Object-Oriented Ontology by Graham Harman

Recently, a whole new generation of Pelican books has been published, and among them stands Graham Harman’s Object-Orientated Ontology, abbreviated to OOO. Unless one is intimately invested in philosophy, such…

The Art of Losing Control

The Art of Losing Control is a philosophical non-fiction that begins to answer a fundamental question – how do we seek to switch off our minds? Influenced by his traumatic…