All Essays

Essay Categories

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art
Ethics
Epistemology
Historical Philosophy
Metaphilosophy
Metaphysics
Phenomenology and Existentialism
Philosophy of Mind and Language
Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy of Science
Social and Political Philosophy

* New categories are likely to be added as the project expands. 

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Aesthetics vs. Art by Brock Rough

Definitions of Art by Brock Rough

Ethics

The Ethics of Abortion by Nathan Nobis

Ethical Realism by Thomas Metcalf

Applied Ethics by Chelsea Haramia

The Moral Status of Animals by Jason Wyckoff

Practical Reasons by Shane Gronholz

The Non-Identity Problem by Duncan Purves

Moral Testimony by Annaleigh Curtis

Situationism and Virtue Ethics by Ian Tully

Speciesism by Dan Lowe

The Ethics of Drone Strikes by Ryan Jenkins

Because God Says So: On Divine Command Theory by Spencer Case

Moral Error Theory by Ian Tully

The Badness of Death by Duncan Purves

Moral Luck by Jonathan Spelman

Introduction to Consequentialism by Shane Gronholz

Free Will and Moral Responsibility by Chelsea Haramia

Introduction to Deontology: Kantian Ethics by Andrew Chapman

(Im)partiality by Shane Gronholz

Epistemology

Modal Epistemology by Bob Fischer

Take My Word for It: On Testimony by Spencer Case

External World Skepticism by Andrew Chapman

Moral Testimony by Annaleigh Curtis

The Gettier Problem by Andrew Chapman

The Problem of Induction by Kenneth Blake Vernon

Historical Philosophy

Idealism Pt. 1: Berkeley’s Subjective Idealism by Addison Ellis

Idealism Pt. 2: Kant’s Transcendental Idealism by Addison Ellis

Metaphilosophy

Philosophy and Its Contrast with Science by Thomas Metcalf

Metaphysics

Personal Identity by Chad Vance

Free Will and Free Choice by Jonah Nagashima

Origin Essentialism by Chad Vance

Idealism Pt. 1: Berkeley’s Subjective Idealism by Addison Ellis

Idealism Pt. 2: Kant’s Transcendental Idealism by Addison Ellis

Phenomenology and Existentialism

Introduction to Existentialism by Addison Ellis

The Badness of Death by Duncan Purves

Philosophy of Mind and Language

Semantic Externalism by Rebecca Renninger

Intentionality by Addison Ellis

The Extended Mind by Rebecca Renninger

Wittgenstein’s Private Language Argument by Ian Tully

Philosophy of Religion

Divine Hiddenness by David Bayless

Can We Believe in Miracles? by Tomas Bogardus

The Problem of No Best World by Kirk Lougheed

Because God Says So: On Divine Command Theory by Spencer Case

The Problem of Evil by Thomas Metcalf

The Ontological Argument for the Existence of God by Andrew Chapman

Philosophy of Science

Laws of Nature by Michael Zerella

Philosophy of Archaeology by Kenneth Blake Vernon

Karl Popper and Falsificationism by Michael Zerella

The Problem of Induction by Kenneth Blake Vernon

Quantum Mechanics and Philosophy I: The Superposition of Paths by Thomas Metcalf

Quantum Mechanics and Philosophy II: Measurement and Interpretations by Thomas Metcalf

Quantum Mechanics and Philosophy III: Implications by Thomas Metcalf

Social and Political Philosophy

Feminism Part 1: The Sameness Approach by Annaleigh Curtis

Feminism Part 2: The Difference Approach by Annaleigh Curtis

Just War Theory by Ryan Jenkins

Licensing Parents by Ryan Jenkins

The Prisoner’s Dilemma by Jason Wyckoff

The Repugnant Conclusion by Jonathan Spelman

Marx’s Conception of Alienation by Dan Lowe

What other topics would you like to see addressed on 1000-Word Philosophy? Please add them as comments below or email the editors with your suggestions. 

One thought on “All Essays

  1. Is there a scientific method or methods? Evolutionary Biology uses different methods than Astronomy, different also are the methods of Quantum Mechanics or Climate Science; is there a meaningful way to include all these under the title ‘science’.
    Thanks

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