Julian Baggini is the co-author of ‘The Shrink and the Sage’
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
24 February 2013 09:08 PM
As Fairtrade fortnight begins, what does good food actually mean?
02 January 2013 05:18 PM
We leap upon officially sanctioned numbers to live by. We should count less and think more
21 December 2012 06:45 PM
It's that time of year when many start to worry about the amount we waste
30 November 2012 06:48 PM
What is of value tends to be lost or perverted if we turn all that is therapeutic into therapy.
20 November 2012 12:01 AM
If someone has a terminal condition and the doctor knows how long she has left to live, does the patient have the right to be told? Virtually everyone thinks she does. So why should it be different if that terminal condition is life itself?
17 August 2012 08:00 PM
The social contract we all implicitly sign limits our personal autonomy for our own protection
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 5 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?