Kurt Vonnegut, the beloved science fiction novelist we have to thank for "Slaughterhouse-Five" and "Cat's Cradle" would have turned 91 today. Aside from his terrific and inventive page-turners, Vonnegut
Schools face relentless pressure to up their offerings in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. Few are making the case for philosophy. Maybe they should. Nine- and 10-year-old children
Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford. It is perhaps the most
Stephen Cave sparked a ton of reader discussion with his essay “There’s No Such Thing as Free Will,” and you can wade into the robust comments section if you’re determined to do so. Here’s one of the fascinating
The director of the first authorised stage dramatisation of Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel Brave New World reflects on why its human-centred vision is more relevant than ever in today’s selfish, technology-led
David Hofmeyr on Aldous Huxley's Brave New World: 'a subversive, cool and unsettling work of genius'
Brave New World, published in 1932, imagines a fictional future in which free will and individuality have been sacrificed for complete social stability. The book introduces us to a benevolent dictatorship: