Julian Baggini is the co-author of ‘The Shrink and the Sage’
29 August 2014 06:14 PM
How did child sex abuse become rife when so many people seemed to know about it? Julian Baggini, who spent six months there researching a book, tries to provide some answers
05 August 2014 07:42 PM
Quiet carriages on trains are being phased out, as mobile communications blur the lines of public and private space. Julian Baggini mourns them – but finds that he is all but alone in clinging to a more peaceful world
23 April 2014 12:00 AM
As England cricketer Jonathan Trott takes another break from the sport because of anxiety, a leading philosopher asks whether the time has come to reconsider our labelling of mental distress
16 April 2014 12:00 AM
A woman who conceived by IVF has discovered she was implanted with the wrong eggs. So are the unborn children hers or not? Julian Baggini enters a moral minefield
15 April 2014 06:06 PM
Julian Baggini ponders how the reality of childbirth is often messier than the natural ideal
11 March 2014 12:00 AM
A line is crossed when making money becomes a purpose – rather than a mere consequence – of commemorating WWI
07 January 2014 12:00 AM
After years of going to photography exhibitions and thinking he could do better, Julian Baggini gave it a go. But could he convince The Royal West of England Academy with his work?
01 December 2013 10:27 PM
Psychologists and risk experts are always telling us that we fixate far too much on unusual dangers and not enough on the hazards that we confront every day. The Glasgow helicopter crash will no doubt provide another opportunity to highlight our supposed irrationality as people demand inquiries to avoid a repeat of an accident that killed at least eight people, while five people die every day on the UK’s roads.
15 July 2013 07:28 PM
This tragic story of murder in Hertfordshire newly sharpens the edge of Jesus’s once-radical parable. Like Christ, we must ask again, "Who is my neighbour?"
31 March 2013 12:00 AM
Life seems to get faster and faster. On the 75th anniversary of the invention of powdered coffee, Julian Baggini pauses consider the Instant Society
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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- 4 The response to my Pizza Express review has been overwhelming, and taught me a lot about journalism
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