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  • The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution (2010)

    Humanity faces two great problems of learning: learning about the nature of the universe and about ourselves as a part of the universe, and learning how to make progress towards a good, civilized world. We solved the first problem when we created modern science in the 17th century, but we have not yet...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • How Can Life of Value Best Flourish in the Real World? (2009)

    In this essay I outline my work in philosophy during the last forty years. I explain how my work has sought to help solve two fundamental problems, namely: Problem 1 : How can we understand our human world, embedded as it is within the physical universe, in such a way that justice is done both to the...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Replies and Reflections (2009)

    I reply to critical discussion of my work by Copthorne Macdonald, Steve Fuller, John Stewart, Joseph Agassi, Margaret Boden, Donald Gillies, Mathew Iredale, David Hodgson, Karl Rogers, and Leemon McHenry.
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Are philosophers responsible for global warming? (2008)

    Global warming has come about as a result of rapid population increase plus our whole modern way of life, all made possible by modern science. In order to tackle global warming successfully, we need a new kind of inquiry that gives intellectual priority to tackling problems of living over problems of...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • What kind of inquiry can best help us create a good world? (1992)

    In order to create a good world, we need to learn how to do it - how to resolve our appalling problems and conflicts in more cooperative ways than at present. And in order to do this, we need traditions and institutions of learning rationally devoted to this end. When viewed from this standpoint, what...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
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