A. John Simmons on tacit consent and political obligation

An argument against a basic right to democratic say

A 19th century argument about the equality of human beings (F.H. Bradley)

A Theory of Justice and its critics

Bentham’s argument for the principle of utility

Bernard Williams on the idea of equality

Concepts, conceptions and disagreement

Daniel McDermott on fair-play obligations

Donald Davidson on translation and alternative conceptual schemes

Duties to nations

Euthanasia and a life not worth living (Joseph Raz)

F.H. Bradley's criticisms of hedonistic moral theories

F.H. Bradley on responsibility, free will and determinism

F.H. Bradley on 'Why should I be moral?'

H.A. Pritchard on promising

Hans Kelsen and the colony example (Joseph Raz)

Hans Kelsen on the definition of democracy

Jacques Derrida on forgiveness

Joseph Raz's argument against strict consequentialism

Joseph Raz on number problems in morality

Joseph Raz on promises

Laura Riding's defence of anger

Philippa Foot on morality as a system of hypothetical imperatives

Radical interpretation and alternative conceptual schemes (Donald Davidson)

Rousseau against the right of the strongest

Rousseau against slavery contracts

Scheme-content dualism, coherentism and John McDowell’s third position

Susan Okin on the gender system, the monogamous family and A Theory of Justice

The claim that morality is subjective

The mixed maxims objection to Kant (Derek Parfit)

The political liberalism of John Rawls

The theory of self-interest in Notes from Underground

There is at most one world (Donald Davidson)

Thomas Nagel's view that Davidson is an idealist

What is perfectionism in political philosophy?

Wittgenstein on “I may be dreaming”



Claude Lévi-Strauss, social constructivism and syllables across languages

Marilyn Strathern on the facts of English kinship

Origins of anthropology: arguments for and against fieldwork


Essay writing:

Philosophy essay writing

Five common essay writing errors

Ten common referencing and bibliography errors