philosophy

The Men Who Are Convinced We’re All Living in a Simulation

‘If Trump and the Cubs can win, anything is possible.’ Are we all characters in a universe-sized version of ‘The Sims’?

Why 2020 Was a Renaissance for the Trolley Problem

A famous thought experiment on moral choice found new resonance as the world burned

The Philosopher King of SpongeBob Memes

William Beteet III’s TikTok-friendly explanations of concepts like alienation and freedom make even lofty theories feel relatable

The Bullshit Philosophy of ‘It Is What It Is’

Trump used a tautological cliché to dismiss the deaths of Americans — so what was he really saying? Philosophers weigh in.

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