Consider carefully the words of Willy Loman and Maya Angelou.
Poetry for the science-minded.
Some philosophers have tried to base morality on human nature, but what does biology say about that?
Infographics tally up our holiday mishaps.
Evolution has trained your mind to create in-groups and out-groups in a flash—but the lines are more flexible than you think.
‘Total work’, a term coined by the German philosopher Josef Pieper just after the Second World War in his book Leisure: The Basis of Culture (1948), is the process by which human beings are transformed into...
A new study found that listening to other people speak—as opposed to just write—tends to make us think they’re more mentally capable.
With so many charities relying on these donations to achieve their goals, how do we choose between them? How do we know how much impact our dollars actually have?
In 2016 Americans spent $16.4 billion on cosmetic plastic surgery. What does that say about the health of our psyche?
Existentialism is great and all, but how can you really relate to the ideas if you don't think God is dead? Luckily, we've got just the thing.
Here it is. Your moment of Comment. Did you make the cut this week?
Nietzsche's ideas were used by the Nazi's to justify their atrocities, but did Nietzsche actually support Fascism?
Is life worse or better than non-existence? And if it is, who is judging? Welcome to anti-natalism, a small but lively corner of philosophy.
Fatih Akin has first-hand experience of strong cultural cross-winds. Ethnically Turkish and raised in Germany, he has made many films dealing with sudden dislocation and how people respond to it.
‘IQ tests just measure how good you are at doing IQ tests.’ This is the argument that is almost always made when intelligence-testing is mentioned. It’s often promoted by people who are, otherwise, highly...
There are many famous schools of thought that you have probably heard of, but did you hear the truth or just get a caricature of the idea?
A predictive-keyboard app has just written an utterly crazy new Harry Potter chapter and the internet loves it.
Archaeological evidence in the Republic of Georgia pushes back wine's earliest appearance nearly a millennia.
Marijuana use may help clinicians better identify those vulnerable to bipolar disorder and help them to develop better intervention methods.
A 1947 U.N. resolution called for Jerusalem to be an international city.