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Tiffany Jenkins

Cultural sociologist and writer
Edinburgh

Stephen T Asma

Professor of Philosophy
Columbia College Chicago

David P Barash

Professor of Psychology emeritus
University of Washington

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Galen Strawson

Professor in philosophy
University of Texas, Austin

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Stuart Kauffman


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Martha C Nussbaum

Professor of Law and Ethics
University of Chicago

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Peter Adamson

Professor of Philosophy
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

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Kyle Arnold

Psychologist
Brooklyn, NY

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Leon Kreitzman

Freelance Writer

Sara McDougall

Associate Professor of History
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

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Dan Stone

Professor of Modern History
Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Tom Nichols

Professor of National Security Affairs
US Naval War College

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Lisa Tessman

Professor of Philosophy
Binghamton University

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Kate Flint

Provost Professor of Art History and English
University of Southern California

Clare Chambers

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Cambridge

Christian B Miller

A. C. Reid Professor of Philosophy
Wake Forest University

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Gideon Yaffe

Professor of Law, of Philosophy, & of Psychology
Yale

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Peter Atkins

Fellow of Lincoln College
University of Oxford

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Christer Petley

Professor of History
University of Southampton

Michael Braddick

Professor of History
University of Sheffield

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Andrew Murphy

Professor of Political Science
Rutgers University

Jonathan Webber

Head of Philosophy
Cardiff University

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Ellen Winner

Professor of Psychology
Boston College

Tom McLeish

Professor of Natural Philosophy
Department of Physics, University of York

Is God a silverback? | Aeon
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Religion

Is God a silverback?

Protective, omnipotent, scary and very territorial. The monotheistic God is modelled on a harem-keeping alpha male

David P Barash

Beyond anger | Aeon
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Values and beliefs

Beyond anger

Anger is the emotion that has come to saturate our politics and culture. Philosophy can help us out of this dark vortex

Martha C Nussbaum

I am not a story | Aeon
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Philosophy of mind

I am not a story

Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. So are you a Narrative or a non-Narrative?

Galen Strawson

Why science needs to break the spell of reductive materialism | Aeon
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Philosophy of science

Why science needs to break the spell of reductive materialism

Stuart Kauffman

Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts? | Aeon
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Subcultures

Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts?

Tiffany Jenkins

The divine fire of Philip K Dick’s religious visions | Aeon
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Mental health

The divine fire of Philip K Dick’s religious visions

Kyle Arnold

What can Avicenna teach us about the mind-body problem? | Aeon
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Metaphysics

What can Avicenna teach us about the mind-body problem?

Peter Adamson

Arabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy | Aeon
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Comparative philosophy

Arabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy

Peter Adamson

How the 24-hour society is stealing time from the night | Aeon
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Sleep and dreams

How the 24-hour society is stealing time from the night

Leon Kreitzman

If Aquinas is a philosopher then so are the Islamic theologians | Aeon
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History of ideas

If Aquinas is a philosopher then so are the Islamic theologians

Peter Adamson

When philosophy needed Muslims, Jews and Christians alike | Aeon
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History of ideas

When philosophy needed Muslims, Jews and Christians alike

Peter Adamson

Wars are not won by military genius or decisive battles | Aeon
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War and peace

Wars are not won by military genius or decisive battles

Cathal J Nolan

The strange story of inventing the ‘bastard’ in medieval Europe | Aeon
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History

The strange story of inventing the ‘bastard’ in medieval Europe

Sara McDougall

Concentration camps reveal the nature of the modern state | Aeon
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History

Concentration camps reveal the nature of the modern state

Dan Stone

The crisis of expertise | Aeon
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Social psychology

The crisis of expertise

Experts are either derided or held up as all-seeing gurus. Time to reboot the relationship between expertise and democracy

Tom Nichols

Sometimes giving a person a choice is an act of terrible cruelty | Aeon
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Ethics

Sometimes giving a person a choice is an act of terrible cruelty

Lisa Tessman

Blinded by the light: the violence of flash photography | Aeon
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Art

Blinded by the light: the violence of flash photography

Kate Flint

Against marriage | Aeon
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Political philosophy

Against marriage

Marriage is what happens when the state gets involved in endorsing and regulating personal relationships. It’s a bad idea

Clare Chambers

True generosity involves more than just giving | Aeon
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Ethics

True generosity involves more than just giving

Christian B Miller

Children deserve leniency in law, and the reason is political | Aeon
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Human rights and justice

Children deserve leniency in law, and the reason is political

Gideon Yaffe