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

The True Meaning of Life

"A tenure track position is the ultimate goal of human existence!"
"A tenure track position is the ultimate goal of human existence!"

It's Always Sunny in Paris 2



de Beauvoir: "Wait, weren't we supposed to be defeating the Nazis?"
Camus: "Oh yeah, that's right. Oh well, I'm sure it will work itself out."
de Beauvoir: "Wait, weren't we supposed to be defeating the Nazis?" Camus: "Oh yeah, that's right. Oh well, I'm sure it will work itself out."

It's Always Sunny in Paris



Camus: "Wait, so if the meaning of life is arbitrary, maybe it can just be seducing as many girls as possible?"

Sartre: "It isn't that arbitrary."
Camus: "Wait, so if the meaning of life is arbitrary, maybe it can just be seducing as many girls as possible?" Sartre: "It isn't that arbitrary."

Door to Door Existentialism


Eh, I'll get around to finding some kind of meaning or purpose to my life after a few more episodes.
Eh, I'll get around to finding some kind of meaning or purpose to my life after a few more episodes.

Existential Daycare

Of course, it was really a meta commentary on how art can never fully communicate the inward feelings of the artist.
Of course, it was really a meta commentary on how art can never fully communicate the inward feelings of the artist.

Sartre's Muse

"Hey Sartre. Sartre. Why did the chicken have a self-nihilating nothingness that haunted the core of its being? To get to the other side!"
"Hey Sartre. Sartre. Why did the chicken have a self-nihilating nothingness that haunted the core of its being? To get to the other side!"

Jury Selection


If you've noticed any characters appearing and disappearing, it isn't because the artist is lazy, it is because an evil demon is deceiving you.
If you've noticed any characters appearing and disappearing, it isn't because the artist is lazy, it is because an evil demon is deceiving you.

Sexy Vampires and Existential Philosophy



Yeah I mean, life is meaningless and all, but it turns out being a sexy vampire is kind of alright.
Yeah I mean, life is meaningless and all, but it turns out being a sexy vampire is kind of alright.

Philosopher under the bed

"Justified true belief isn't enough to account for knowledge, woooooo!"
"Justified true belief isn't enough to account for knowledge, woooooo!"

Existential Hour


Heidegger used to host the show, but he was fired after some...off color remarks.
Heidegger used to host the show, but he was fired after some...off color remarks.

Objection!


Although Sartre was obviously in bad faith when he said that Nietzsche has a terrible mustache, because come on.
Although Sartre was obviously in bad faith when he said that Nietzsche has a terrible mustache, because come on.

Sartre's Waiter


"I don't know, it sort of seems like someone playacting at having radical freedom..."
"I don't know, it sort of seems like someone playacting at having radical freedom..."

Sartre: a Show About Nothingness 2


I'll bet you 500 dollars that you won't seduce a married woman just because you find it interesting.
I'll bet you 500 dollars that you won't seduce a married woman just because you find it interesting.

Philosophy News Network: the Presidential Debates


Make sure to join us at eleven. Do your teenagers have a subjective, internal experience? The answer may be unknowable.
Make sure to join us at eleven. Do your teenagers have a subjective, internal experience? The answer may be unknowable.

Despair Bears


"But you made Care Bears creepy and weird"

No. Wrong. The Care Bears were always creepy and weird
"But you made Care Bears creepy and weird" No. Wrong. The Care Bears were always creepy and weird

Sartre: A Show About Nothingness


"Albert, this report you turned in. It's crap."
"Or maybe it's just so brilliant you just don't understand it."
"No, it's definitely crap"
"Damn you Simone!"
"Albert, this report you turned in. It's crap." "Or maybe it's just so brilliant you just don't understand it." "No, it's definitely crap" "Damn you Simone!"

Existential Office



Eventually they figured out that Kafka was actually fired years ago, but due to a glitch in the payroll system he kept getting paid. So they fixed the glitch.
Eventually they figured out that Kafka was actually fired years ago, but due to a glitch in the payroll system he kept getting paid. So they fixed the glitch.

Existential Birthday

Sartre stopped inviting Kierkegaard, because Kierkegaard kept giving him crosses and trying to get him to talk about the stages of despair.
Sartre stopped inviting Kierkegaard, because Kierkegaard kept giving him crosses and trying to get him to talk about the stages of despair.

Twelve Angry Philosophers



What? You didn't expect twelve philosophers to agree on something did you?
What? You didn't expect twelve philosophers to agree on something did you?

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.

Candyland and the Nature of the Absurd


Sartre and Camus told everyone that their falling out was over politics, but really it was mostly over Sartre evoking "radical freedom" one too many times at game night
Sartre and Camus told everyone that their falling out was over politics, but really it was mostly over Sartre evoking "radical freedom" one too many times at game night

Fastest Gun in the Continent

I'm pretty sure if my computer had free will, it would use it 99% of the time to be a judgemental dick to me.
I'm pretty sure if my computer had free will, it would use it 99% of the time to be a judgemental dick to me.

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

Authentic Man


"Also, your haircut makes you look like a douche"
"Actually, that's kind of what I was going for"
"Oh, well in that case you are good"
"Also, your haircut makes you look like a douche" "Actually, that's kind of what I was going for" "Oh, well in that case you are good"

Existential Radio


Camus called back later, putting on a deep voice and bad German accent, pretending to be Heidegger, but Sartre had installed caller ID.
Camus called back later, putting on a deep voice and bad German accent, pretending to be Heidegger, but Sartre had installed caller ID.

World Cup Philosophy: Germany vs France




For best results, the commentator should be read in the voice of Michael Palin
For best results, the commentator should be read in the voice of Michael Palin

Dungeons & Dragons & Philosophers


About half the time spent on this comic was spent on figuring out how exactly Simone de Beauvoir's hair works, and it still ended up looking terrible. I make no apologies for Derrida's hair, however, for no artist alive can capture that glorious mane.
About half the time spent on this comic was spent on figuring out how exactly Simone de Beauvoir's hair works, and it still ended up looking terrible. I make no apologies for Derrida's hair, however, for no artist alive can capture that glorious mane.

Sartre and Hobbes play Monopoly

Hume: Just because the rules have always said that people break out of jail when they roll a double in the past doesn't mean they do now. Check the inside of the box again.
Hume: Just because the rules have always said that people break out of jail when they roll a double in the past doesn't mean they do now. Check the inside of the box again.

The Problems of Philosophers


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