Historian of Ideas, University of Cambridge
Thomas Moynihan studies the history of ideas, particularly how changing conceptions of the cosmos have altered human self-conceptions and practical priorities throughout the past. He is currently a visiting researcher at Cambridge University’s CSER.
Animals and humans
Thanks for all the fish
The search for dolphin intelligence and the quest for alien life have moved in historical lockstep. What does the future hold?
The end of us
Only since the Enlightenment have we been able to imagine humans going extinct. Is it a sign of our maturity as a species?