One imagines that the Enlightenment was a real headache for many philosophers. It was not just that some of their most cherished theories were exposed as pseudo-intellectual nonsense — that’s all in a day’s work for the professional philosopher — but because it was a period when…
Here at the Philosophy Carpark, I have been busy writing about conspiracy theories for the Fortean Times — which is definitely an unlocked achievement…
As with many of us, the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) had his most profound philosophical realisations drinking apricot cocktails in a…
It might be difficult to believe, but philosophers love to play pranks on people. Often, they simply play pranks on one another. Some of the best pranks…
Welcome to the Philosophy Carpark, where you can leave a ding in the bodywork of truth and drive off without leaving a note, because frankly they were…
Welcome to the Philosophy Carpark, the sort of space where you can loiter uninterrupted with the engine running for a few minutes and no-one will notice…
Hopefully in April ...

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