Written by Kevin Tobia

Paul Gauguin Self Portrait with Halo and Snake (1889). Oil on board. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington/Wikipedia

Essay/
Philosophy of mind
Change becomes you

Being the same person over time is not about holding on to every aspect of your current self but about changing purposefully

Kevin Tobia

Photo courtesy the Warren Anatomical Museum in the Francis A Countway Library of Medicine. Gift of Jack and Beverly Wilgus

Essay/
Ethics
The Phineas Gage effect

When someone changes for the worse, we see a totally different person. But what happens if the change is for the better?

Kevin Tobia