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  • Gallagher_HERO

    Steven Pinker Has His Reasons

    The psychologist unpacks rationality and denies being a guru to the capitalist elite.

  • DeDeo_HERO

    Ian and the Limits of Rationality

    A student at the edge of reason.

  • FitzPatrick_HERO

    Are We Cut Out for Universal Morality?

    If objective ethical values exist, we’ll have to give up tribalism to realize them.

  • Tonelli_HERO-F

    Our Most Effective Weapon Is Imagination

    Why science changes everything.

  • Pigliucci_HERO

    The Joys of Being a Stoic

    Science and ancient Greeks agree—Stoicism increases well-being.

  • Goff_HERO

    The Universe Knows Right from Wrong

    A proponent of panpsychism argues moral truth is inherent in consciousness.

  • Fuller_HERO

    What’s Missing in Pandemic Models

    Philosophy is needed to put the science of COVID-19 in perspective.

  • Harris_HERO

    Consciousness Isn’t Self-Centered

    Think of consciousness like spacetime—a fundamental field that’s everywhere.

  • Schneider_HERO

    It May Not Feel Like Anything To Be an Alien

    Humans may have one thing that advanced aliens don’t—consciousness.

  • Keats_HERO

    Philosophy Is a Public Service

    I design thought experiments to provoke dialogue about who and what we want to become.