Historian of Ideas, Writer, Paris
Noga Arikha is a historian of ideas and philosopher, the author of essays on mind, body, science and medicine, and of Passions and Tempers: A History of the Humours (2007). She currently lives in Paris and is affiliated with Institut Jean Nicod (Ecole Normale) and SPHERE (Paris 7). She has just completed a book based on neuropsychiatric patients and is at work on a life of Franz Boas.
War and peace
How evil happens
Why some people choose to do evil remains a puzzle, but are we starting to understand how this behaviour is triggered?
The interoceptive turn
The science of how we sense ourselves from within, including our bodily states, is creating a radical picture of selfhood