Answer a question
Philosophy graduates and teachers are invited to contribute their expertise. If you would like to help, you are welcome to email your response to any of the questions posted on the Questions page to email@example.com.
The latest questions are also distributed by email to members of the Ask a Philosopher panel. If you would like to join the panel, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, including a brief CV and statement of your academic qualifications.
Please note that this is an opportunity to show how philosophers think — what is a philosophical approach to a question — and not simply to sound off about your own pet theory. There is too much of that on the internet already.
To increase the likelihood of your question being answered
Check with previous questions and answers to see if your particular question has been answered before. You might want to add to the question or respond to a previous answer.
If you are having difficulty with an essay or course work, try to put the question in your own words rather than simply writing down the question you have been set.
Tell us if you have any ideas about how your question might be tackled. We like to see that you have tried to think the question through for yourself before coming for help.
Try to think of something interesting or original to ask. If the best question you can come up with is 'Why?' or, 'Is this a question?' then don't bother because we've heard it.
More Q and A
http://askaphilosopher.wordpress.com (Ask a Philosopher)
http://electronicphilosopher.com (Electronic Philosopher)
Thank you for taking the time to visit these pages!
Director of Studies