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Five-month-old babies know what’s funny
People are intensely loyal to groups which abuse newcomers. Why?
What is logic?
Catarina Dutilh Novaes
How fashion moves philosophy forward
J Bradley Studemeyer
John Kaag & Clancy Martin
Sovereignty can be bought and sold like a commodity
How we evolved from drunken monkeys to boozy humans
We are entering a new epoch: the century of the migrant
How our contradictions make us human and inspire creativity
From the king’s touch to the princess’ hug: on magical royalty
The great settling down
Claude S Fischer
How the village feast paved the way to empires and economics
How the dearly departed could come back to life – digitally
Muhammad A Ahmad
Why historians would make bad policy advisers
Why Sasquatch and other crypto-beasts haunt our imaginations
Being moral means you can never do enough
The be all and end all
The Soviet InterNyet
Can liberal values be absolute? Or is that a contradiction?
Some patients in a vegetative state can still communicate
The desire to fit in is the root of almost all wrongdoing
Opposition to Galileo was scientific, not just religious
Religion without belief
How Cold War rivalry helped launch the Chinese computer
Thomas S Mullaney
Liberal academics are ‘open’ but are they truly tolerant?
Execution at Happy Farm
A menace to society: the war on pinball in America
Hadley Hall Meares
How the end of democracy made the Greeks more polite
Where would we be without feasts?
Should we create video games to promote positive social values?
Is book ownership still a sign of public cultural distinction in the digital age?
Can morality be too demanding?
What might Americans gain if they felt free of the influence of the founding fathers?
Without invoking the tenets of a religion, would you say that animals have souls?
Where will English nationalism go next?
Should we treat addiction to sport as analogous to drug addiction?