Welcome to 1000-Word Philosophy, an ever-growing set of original 1000-word essays on philosophical topics. Below is our current collection of essays. We publish new essays frequently, so check back often for updates.

Newest Essays

Alternate Possibilities and Moral Responsibility
(Published 22 September 2014)

(Im)partiality by Shane Gronholz
(Published 18 August 2014)

Idealism Pt. 2: Kant’s Transcendental Idealism by Addison Ellis
(Published 11 August 2014)

The Repugnant Conclusion by Jonathan Spelman
(Published 4 August 2014)

Essay Categories

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art
Historical Philosophy
Phenomenology and Existentialism
Philosophy of Mind and Language
Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy of Science
Social and Political Philosophy