Daily Philosophy

Epicurus on trouble in the soul

The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus emphasises that, in a world that works according to physical laws, nobody ought to be afraid of either the gods or one’s own death — for when death arrives, we will be gone. But is this a convincing argument?

“Everything in life has an end…

Philosopher John Rawls on justice and privilege

How should the international community go about distributing a scarce resource like a vaccine? Philosopher John Rawls (1921–2002) formulated two principles of justice: The liberty principle and the fair equality of opportunity principle that we can use to guide our decisions.

This is the second part of a three part…

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