Out of sight of land: Sunday August 8, 2010

Does travel broaden the mind?

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Buddhist? Buddhish? Non-Buddhist?: Monday July 26, 2010

I’m almost five years old!

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On the dangers of being too philosophical...: Sunday May 9, 2010

On the closure of Middlesex philosophy department.

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Ethical Friskiness: Monday March 1, 2010

When ethical philosophy meets caffeine…

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A Viable Way: Friday January 15, 2010

Wisdom from the bestselling book “How to Marry a Western Woman”…

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Ethics is like navigation... stories are like the sea.: Friday November 27, 2009

Thoughts on storytelling and ethics.

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Sidling up to Things: Monday November 2, 2009

Thinking about obliqueness…

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Without authority...: Tuesday August 25, 2009

Blogs, mainstream media and the idea of authority.

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No One Wins?: Friday July 10, 2009

Philosophical discussion, and those monsters lurking underneath our chairs.

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Clamour, and the Love of the World: Monday June 22, 2009

Religion, science and the clamour of the world.

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A Problem with Bandwidth: Friday February 20, 2009

A few late-night thoughts on consciousness

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Blogging Philosophy Part II: Hanging Out with the Peasants: Friday January 30, 2009

Blogging, the Gutenberg parenthesis, and how to establish the colour of a bear.

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Blogging Philosophy Part I: Amateurs: Tuesday January 27, 2009

The paradox of the professional philosopher.

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Fluidity and Thought: Tuesday January 6, 2009

The snagging of thoughts

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The Fine Grain: Thursday December 18, 2008

A few thoughts on attention, judgement and the fine grain of things…

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Slippery truths: Wednesday December 10, 2008

Toughts on Mark Siderits’s Empty Persons.

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The Sciences, the Humanities and the Human Imagination: Tuesday September 23, 2008

Thoughts on consilience and the unity of knowledge.

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On Gods and Nations: Friday August 22, 2008

Thoughts on A.C. Grayling and David Miliband.

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Without Illumination: Thursday April 24, 2008

The fog of philosophy

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Kindness and Philosophy: Monday March 10, 2008

Where are our philosophies of kindness?

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Vain, Deluded, Pigheaded, Secretive, Bigoted...: Thursday February 14, 2008

That’s the trouble with the mind – it has a mind of it’s own.

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Philosophy and Practice: Saturday January 26, 2008

Stoicism, Foucault and philosophy as a practical pursuit.

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Studying Happiness: Thursday January 10, 2008

The metta bhavana, and meditation on happiness.

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Clarity and Confusion: Wednesday December 12, 2007

Analytic philosophy, continental philosophy and mollusc-based diets.

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Stumped by Consciousness: Tuesday November 13, 2007

I admit it: I’m utterly flummoxed!

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Human things with human voice...: Saturday November 10, 2007

Wallace Stevens, Martha Nussbaum and philosophy.

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Thinking Out Loud: Wednesday August 1, 2007

Blogging as a practice.

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O, Unhappy Philosopher!: Friday July 6, 2007

Why so glum, you philosophers?

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Ouch!: Wednesday June 13, 2007

Reflections upon pain.

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The Problem of Life: Friday December 1, 2006

Solving and dissolving the problems of life.

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Dennett's Modest Proposal: Tuesday November 14, 2006

Dan Dennett, religion and science.

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Nothing but...?: Sunday October 22, 2006

The world is enough…

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The Meaning of the Meaning of Life: Saturday October 14, 2006

Life has no meaning; but that doesn’t mean it is meaningless…

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East is East and West is West: Monday August 7, 2006

Thinking between Levinas and Shantideva, East and West.

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Western Buddhism and Other Capitalist Avatars: Saturday April 8, 2006

Žižek and Western Buddhism.

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The Twilight of Atheism or the End of Faith?: Monday March 6, 2006

Are we witnessing the end of faith… or the twilight of atheism?

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Buddhism and Philosophy Part IV - Practices of Attention: Friday December 30, 2005

Philosophy, language and the practice of attention.

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Buddhism and Philosophy Part III - Practices of Wisdom and Love: Friday December 16, 2005

Philosophy: the love of wisdom… or the wisdom of love???

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Buddhism and Philosophy Part II - Practices of Freedom: Tuesday December 6, 2005

Philosophy and Buddhism as practices of freedom.

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Buddhism and Philosophy Part I: Friday December 2, 2005

What has philosophy got to do with Buddhism? Practice, that is what!

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Zen and Philosophy: Book Review: Friday July 29, 2005

A review of Michiko Yusa’s impressive book on the life of Nishida Kitaro.

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