What do we mean when we talk about philosophy today? These contributions from contemporary philosophers offer a picture of the character and methods of philosophy; its possibilities and its limitations. It is philosophy in action, offering answers and prompting us to philosophis for ourselves.
Havi Carel is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of the West of England, UK. David Gamez is at the University of Essex, UK where he is working on a project to build a conscious robot. He has a PhD in Continental Philosophy and previous publications include What Philosophy Is (co-edited with Havi Carel, Continuum, 2003).