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Practical Philosophy


by Socrethics (2005-2018)




 1   Secular Buddhism

 2   Negative Utilitarianism

 3   Rawls’ Theory of Justice

 4   Philosophy as Therapy




Journal Articles



1   On the Buddhist Truths and the Paradoxes in Population Ethics  [Appendix 1]  [Appendix 2]

2   The Denial of the World from an Impartial View 

3   Negative Utilitarianism and Buddhist Intuition 

4   Secular Buddhism and Justice




Working Papers


Biological and Cultural Evolution



1   The Biological Evolution of Pain

2   The Cultural Evolution of Suffering

3   Eine interdisziplinäre Analyse der Willensfreiheit



Social Philosophy



1   Short History of Welfare Economics

2   Negative Utilitarianism and Justice

3   Hostility to Life and the Minimization of Suffering 



Philosophy of Life



1   Philosophy as Therapy – Introduction  [Appendix 1]  [Appendix 2]

2   Moral Perfectionism and Justice  [German]

3   The Good Life in Philosophical Films






1   Michael Hampe – The Teachings of Philosophy  [German]

2   Konrad Banicki – Philosophy as Therapy

3   Toby Ord – Why I’m Not a Negative Utilitarian