Monthly Archives: March 2015

Solar Eclipse 2015 – Cause of the Eclipse

Solar Eclipse 2015 – A Fantastic Astronomical Display The Solar Eclipse 2015 was a fantastic display – the best astronomical display this decade. Some would even go to say it was the best astronomical display of the century! The eclipse could be seen in most areas of the UK, despite some restrictive cloud coverage. Some […]

Female Genital Mutilation – An Ethical Perspective

Comic Relief raised awareness about female genital mutilation in it’s documentary Stop Cutting our Girls ¬†last Wednesday on BBC1 at 10pm. And rightly so – it is an issue that effects women worldwide, although predominantly in Africa.¬† From a philosophical perspective, what is the ethics behind female genital mutilation and what would be the feminist […]

Fifty Shades of Grey Feminism – A Philosophical Approach

The Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy Everyone’s talking about the 50 Shades of Grey Trilogy. It is the story of a sexy, but controlling entrepreneur by the name of Christian Grey and his relationship with recent college graduate Anastasia Steel. I have actually read the trilogy, initially not realising the basis of the content! I […]

Descartes Meditations – What are the Main Themes in Meditations on First Philosophy

Rene Descartes was a French Philosopher famous for the Trademark argument and a version of the ontological argument. What were the main themes in the book: Descartes ‘Meditations on First Philosophy?’ The book is written from the perspective of a gender neutral narrator, originally in French. Here is a brief summary of the key ideas […]


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