A philosophy webcomic about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world. Also Jokes

Buddha and Hume

"Wait, I see what you are doing. You are trying to seem cool and aloof, because you know women like that."
"No, Hume, once you realize the flesh decays and rots away, and physical beauty passes, you will realize that pursuing it cannot bring you lasting pleasure."
"Lasting? I'm only looking for about five minutes!"
"Wait, I see what you are doing. You are trying to seem cool and aloof, because you know women like that." "No, Hume, once you realize the flesh decays and rots away, and physical beauty passes, you will realize that pursuing it cannot bring you lasting pleasure." "Lasting? I'm only looking for about five minutes!"

Sherlock Hume

Hey, just because I've always been wrong about every other case, doesn't mean I'm wrong about this one!
Hey, just because I've always been wrong about every other case, doesn't mean I'm wrong about this one!

Philosophers at the Casino


Hume had been burned by Descartes before, but he figured that was no reason not to trust him now...
Hume had been burned by Descartes before, but he figured that was no reason not to trust him now...

Superphilosopher


And so Hume's skepticism was defeated. Or...was it? Can we really ever know? Dun dun dunnnnnn.
And so Hume's skepticism was defeated. Or...was it? Can we really ever know? Dun dun dunnnnnn.

The Life of Francis




"You've got to always look on the bright side of life.

Because any attempt to deduce the bright of life from reason alone will still rely on concepts gained from prior experience of the bright side of liiiiiife."
"You've got to always look on the bright side of life. Because any attempt to deduce the bright of life from reason alone will still rely on concepts gained from prior experience of the bright side of liiiiiife."

Immanuel Kant: the 40 Year Old Virgin



Earlier that night:
"Is that really what you are wearing?"
"Yes, men love huge feather hats. They find them very attractive."
"Alright...whatever, let's just go."
Earlier that night: "Is that really what you are wearing?" "Yes, men love huge feather hats. They find them very attractive." "Alright...whatever, let's just go."

Rebel Without a Constant Conjunction



"Hey Dad, I need some advice on dealing with some trouble I'm in with the Transcendental Idealists."
"Son, how many times have I told you not to hang around Transcendental Idealists? Why don't you hang out with that nice Empiricist boy from the church?"
"Berkeley? He is such a loser!"
"Hey Dad, I need some advice on dealing with some trouble I'm in with the Transcendental Idealists." "Son, how many times have I told you not to hang around Transcendental Idealists? Why don't you hang out with that nice Empiricist boy from the church?" "Berkeley? He is such a loser!"

Skeptiholics Anonymous


Does Sextus Empiricus have the sexiest name of any philosopher? Well, there is actually no way to know, so we should withhold judgement.
Does Sextus Empiricus have the sexiest name of any philosopher? Well, there is actually no way to know, so we should withhold judgement.

Star Trek: but instead of normal, it's with philosophers


You'd think I would have called it "The Wrath of Kant", but no. I decided to use a way better title instead.
You'd think I would have called it "The Wrath of Kant", but no. I decided to use a way better title instead.

The Philosophy Superbowl



In many ways Wittgenstein is similar to Tom Brady, whose first Superbowl was also based on a mistake: the Tuck Rule. Also, they are both devastatingly handsome.
In many ways Wittgenstein is similar to Tom Brady, whose first Superbowl was also based on a mistake: the Tuck Rule. Also, they are both devastatingly handsome.

Philosophy Tech Support


Hello, customer complaints, this is Leibniz. Oh yeah? Well, this is the best of all possible customer support centers, so that can't be true
Hello, customer complaints, this is Leibniz. Oh yeah? Well, this is the best of all possible customer support centers, so that can't be true

Immanuel Kant: Fresh Prince of Philosophy



It's a well known historical fact that David Hume laughed maniacally the entire time he was writing An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.
It's a well known historical fact that David Hume laughed maniacally the entire time he was writing An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.

The Problems of Philosophers


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