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How Camus and Sartre split up over the question of how to be free
Psychopaths have feelings: can they learn how to use them?
America’s hidden philosophy
The anger of Achilles
C D C Reeve
Before you can be with others, first learn to be alone
I attend, therefore I am
Carolyn Dicey Jennings
The American housewives who sought freedom in Soviet Russia
Do we matter in the cosmos?
Even the ancient Greeks thought their best days were history
The tree of knowledge is not an apple or an oak but a banyan
The orgasm cure
Peter von Ziegesar
The Nazis as occult masters? It’s a good story but not history
Theory from the ruins
Who needs a perfect language? It’s already perfectly imperfect
Why the Tudors still rule
The Malmedy trial: how the truth trumped fake torture stories
Steven P Remy
Resist or collaborate?
Marriage should not come with any social benefits or privileges
Moral grandstanding: there’s a lot of it about, all of it bad
Justin Tosi & Brandon Warmke
Monks with guns
The legend of the Legion
Feelings are a better way to discuss architecture than concepts
Eating people is wrong – but it’s also widespread and sacred
Philosophy tool kit
The only line comedy shouldn’t cross is the no-laughter line
Casey Michael Henry
Palmyra’s ruins can rebuild our relationship with history
Erich Hatala Matthes
Dishonesty gets easier on the brain the more you do it
The new authoritarians
Why the most successful students have no passion for school
The night when straight white males tried to kill disco
What is your earliest olfactory memory?
Is political life intrinsically grotesque?
Do you believe government and society should practise religious equality?
What ecstatic or transcendent experiences have you had?
What is the best way to change someone’s mind?
Is everyone vulnerable to extreme mind control?
When describing life, are invented details sometimes more truthful than actual ones?
What are the consequences of the museum focus on contemporary blockbusters?
Why is inequality so resistant to political and economic reform?