Mindi Torrey (USF): Authenticity: Existential Virtue or Platonic Ideal? A review of The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic. A review of Human Goodness: Pragmatic Variations on Platonic Themes by Paul Schollmeier. From Dissent, an interview with Avishai Margalit, author of The Ethics of Memory. Hans Kung on the globalization of ethics. Kwame Anthony Appiah on the new new philosophy: Philosophers are increasingly eager to go out into the world and conduct experiments. But will their results settle any arguments? An interview with Julian Baggini on thought experiments. A review of Why Think? Evolution and the Rational Mind by Ronald de Sousa. "Which living person do you most despise, and why?": An interview with Martha Nussbaum.