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Magazine issue twenty • autumn 2002
contents ws and Features 6 NEWS HOUND Murdoch memorial, Derrida movie, Queens's crises and more
9 MEDIA WATCH Philosophy and philosophers in the mass media
Essays 19 RETHINKING ANIMALS Paola Cavalieri Does the logic of human rights require us to extend their protection to animals?
11 2002 SURVEY Julian Baggini How to tell philosophiles from philosophobes
14 BOOK BATTLES Natasha Gilbert The ongoing war between one author and a publishing giant
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21 POSTHUMOUS HARM Rick O'Neill How can the dead be harmed if they no longer exist?
23 STRUCTURALISM Jaroslav peregrin Making the connection between Quine and Saussure
Discussion 25 INTERVIEW: MARY WARNOCK Julian Baggini Is talk of reproductive rights nonsense on stilts? 29