89 Living Well in the Anthropocene Lauren Van Patter “The recognition of human beings as a planet-shaping force contains within it a value judgement: that our actions not only shape the planet, but that this shaping has consequences for the chances of other living beings.”


94 Hopeful Ignorance Linsey McGoey reviews A Passion for Ignorance: What We Choose Not to Know and Why by Renata Salecl “Ignorance is more than the mere absence of knowledge or information, but rather is an active force in itself with the capacity to shape social and political structures.”

98 The Rewilding of Philosophy
 Alexander Douglas reviews The Parmenidean Ascent by Michael Della Rocca “If Della Rocca’s conclusion is true, it can be neither uttered nor comprehended. He embraces this paradoxical result; the last two chapters of the book are mostly left blank.”

102 Love in the Time of Analytic Philosophy
 Peter West reviews Love and Other Thought Experiments by Sophie Ward

“One might plausibly construe any attempt to express a philosophical idea via an imagined world or a fictional set of circumstances as a thought experiment.”


107 Liquid Philosophy What Is It Like to Be a Self? Chiara Ricciardone
 “To be a self, it turns out, is to be a becoming, which is to be a potential, which is to be indeterminate, which is to be not anything in particular.”

113 Philosophy in the Real World Can Pronouns Be Private? Moya Mapps
 “When I ask my students ‘What pronouns do you use?’ I am not trying to ask some big, invasive, soulbaring metaphysical question. I mean something much smaller and more practical.”

118 The Public Philosopher A Picture of Public Philosophy
 Ciaran Cummins
 “Life is richly philosophical and often reminds us of this. The promise and excitement of public philosophy is what we choose to do with these prompts.”

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