Why children ask ‘Why?’ and what makes a good explanation
‘I could not but wonder at it’: history’s first glimpses into the microbial world
Teaching philosophy at school isn’t just good pedagogy – it helps to safeguard society
Why schools should not teach general critical-thinking skills
Final decision? Why the brain keeps on changing its mind
Stephen M Fleming
On vagueness, or, when is a heap of sand not a heap of sand?
Aristotle was wrong and so are we: there are far more than five senses
Showing off is easy to condemn, but is it always bad?
The examined life
Why panpsychism fails to solve the mystery of consciousness
Overvaluing confidence, we’ve forgotten the power of humility
Could the weirdest solution to the problem of nuclear waste also be the best?
Whatever you think, you don’t necessarily know your own mind
Physics is on the verge of an Earth-shattering discovery
Can the problem of induction save Anthony’s dismal dating life?
Is great philosophy, by its nature, difficult and obscure?
When the truth hurts
Rock of ages
BBC producer John Lloyd argues against the cult of knowledge and information
The music in you
Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis
The retraction war
Framed by forensics
Bonfire of the humanities
David Armitage & Jo Guldi
Internet pioneer Brewster Kahle has a dream – universal access to all knowledge
How to choose?
Trick of the eye
Iwan Rhys Morus