Julian Baggini is the co-author of ‘The Shrink and the Sage’
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
22 June 2012 08:00 PM
More important than the fairness of any particular law is the fairness which says we all need to obey it
23 April 2012 12:00 AM
The one thing you would never do at the desk Sir Peter Osborne has his eye on is write at it
08 February 2012 12:00 AM
21 January 2012 12:00 AM
If you want proof that there is not one universe but a multitude of parallel worlds, you don't need any quantum physics: just read the Letters pages of our national newspapers.
07 December 2011 12:00 AM
The latest British Social Attitudes report offers an annual opportunity for commentators to jump to conclusions about the precise ways in which the country is going to pot, for that is always how its findings are interpreted. This year, the headline theme is selfish individualism.
The thought police Brief Answers To Big Questions: Hoddle has gone, but the question of evil remains
07 February 1999 12:02 AM
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
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