Support Aeon

‘Aeon represents exactly the values that the internet in its purest form is all about. The selfless distribution of wisdom.’

Ben H, UK, Friend of Aeon

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview.
But we can’t do it without you.

Donate now

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

No ads, no paywall, no clickbait – just thought-provoking ideas from the world’s leading thinkers, free to all. But we can’t do it without you.

Donate now

Peter Coclanis
Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Peter A Coclanis is the Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor in the history department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and director of the university's Global Research Institute. He is the author of Time’s Arrow, Time’s Cycle (2006).

Written by Peter Coclanis