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Sometimes giving a person a choice is an act of terrible cruelty
Concentration camps reveal the nature of the modern state
The strange story of inventing the ‘bastard’ in medieval Europe
The crisis of expertise
Wars are not won by military genius or decisive battles
Cathal J Nolan
When philosophy needed Muslims, Jews and Christians alike
If Aquinas is a philosopher then so are the Islamic theologians
How the 24-hour society is stealing time from the night
Arabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy
What can Avicenna teach us about the mind-body problem?
The divine fire of Philip K Dick’s religious visions
Martha C Nussbaum
Is God a silverback?
David P Barash
Why science needs to break the spell of reductive materialism
Does one ethnic group own its cultural artefacts?
I am not a story