Adrie Kusserow, an anthropologist and scholar of Buddhism, shares how her study of the religion and its history has reshaped her view of the world — and herself.
College students once stood out from the pack on IQ tests. Today, they're about average.
In pre-War Cambridge, students had to ace an interview with Ludwig Wittgenstein to attend his lectures — Alan Turing passed that test, and went on to create one of his own.
A controversial new philosophy paper tries to bring our moral prejudices to heel. Should it?
Lockdowns moved the burden of COVID from the at-risk elderly to the less-at-risk young. Does this sacrifice merit compensation?
In hospice care and hospitals, we prioritize those with more life to live over those who are terminally ill. What is that, if not prejudice?
Once students master the basics of math, they are allowed to use calculators. The same should be true of writing and ChatGPT.
Your BS detector might not be as accurate as you think.
“To take this in, you need to ride inside the mathematical symbols.”
Science and philosophy seem to be separate fields, but philosophical advancements have made the world more accepting of debate and unorthodox ideas.
You are much more likely to die in a car crash than from terrorism. Yet, philosopher Eran Fish says fearing terrorism more is justified.
The philosophy of sex is going through a recalibration period.
There's nothing like the end of the world to make you a philosopher.
Will you die when your body dies?
The world is facing many crises, and we should look to natural interdependence and ancient wisdom as we explore science for solutions.
"Conceptual isolation" offers an agreeable solution.
Scientific evidence does not support the use of trigger warnings, which are described as a "disingenuous gesture of trauma awareness."
If you feel like you're missing out on something bigger, you might be feeling saṃvega.