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The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

22 TIPS FOR LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

When I arrived in Buenos Aires in the beginning of 2010, I could barely order food in a local restaurant. Two years later, I calmly explained the …

Language Learning

Moral Responsibility and Free Will

August 2, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>Check out this TEDx talk from Raoul Martinez on the subject of free will, causal determinism and moral …

Philosophy

Short Little Lessons in Philosophy: Introduction to Logic

Short Little Lessons in Philosophy: Logic <br>By Philosophy NewsWelcome to Short Little Lessons in Philosophy. We’re happy you’re here and we’re looking …

Philosophy

Ten Albums That Provide the Perfect Summer Synthwave Soundtrack

Denny BusyetWhen people think of synthwave, they usually think of stern, shadowy acts like Perturbator or SURVIVE’s haunting <i>Stranger Things</i> score. …

Cover Art

How to Start Listening to Classical Music

If you’ve ever tried to get into classical music, but gotten too bored or distracted, it’s not your fault. Classical music works differently than …

Piano

40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018

The first half of 2018 delivered some incredible music. Check out what might've slipped under your radar.<p>We’re not gonna lie, in a world in which we have extremely easy access to all music that’s ever been recorded, it’s a bummer that Drake continues to break every streaming record that’s ever …

Death Metal

The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today

Oldies and goodies: Check out our list of the ten oldest languages in the world.

Wittgenstein and Scientism

2018.07.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jonathan Beale and Ian James Kidd (eds.), Wittgenstein and Scientism, Routledge, …

35 Confusing Things About The English Language

Non-native English speakers share what stumps them ... and makes them laugh.<p>Learning another language is no easy feat. You can memorize all the rules and still find yourself messing something up.<p>The English language is no exception. With roots in many other world languages, English includes a …

10 philosophy courses you can take online, for free

Want to learn about philosophy but don't know where to begin? We can help.<br>Read More

Marcus Aurelius: Plato's Philosopher King

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (r. 161-180 CE), last of the “good emperors” of the Roman Empire, has been hailed as “the noblest of all the men who, by …

Human Rights and Neoliberalism

THIS MARVELOUS BOOK is a history of one of the hardest things to explain: why something did <i>not</i> happen. Histories of non-events are inherently …

Major Schools of Thought in Psychology

When psychology first emerged as a science separate from biology and philosophy, the debate over how to describe and explain the human mind and …

Psychology

Could you pass the SATs? Try our quiz designed for children and see how you fare

For the next couple of weeks, children’s lives are going to be dominated by one thing - the dreaded SATs.<p>The tests, aimed at children as young as …

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein and the Limits of Science

Interview by Richard Marshall.Bill Child is an expert on the philosophy of Wittgenstein. Here he discusses Wittgenstein’s anti-scientism, how he …

Consciousness

What Is Bebop? Deconstructing Jazz Music’s Most Influential Development

What is bebop? The Big Apple certainly didn’t know what hit it when <b>Charlie Parker</b> blew into town like a tornado and shook the jazz scene to its very …

The Political Thought of Confucius, Plato, John Locke & Adam Smith Introduced in Animations Narrated by Aidan Turner

Here in the 21st century, now that we've determined the ideal form of human society and implemented it stably all across the world — and of course, …

John Locke

"I am sick to death of hearing about Karl Marx. I am sick of his name, his -isms, his undoubted genius, and his 'philosophy.' Most of all, I am sick of his 'relevance'"

"I am sick to death of hearing about Karl Marx. I am sick of his name, his -isms, his undoubted genius, and his 'philosophy.' Most of all, I am sick …

Karl Marx

New Evidence Fuels Debate over the Origin of Modern Languages

Five thousand years ago nomadic horseback riders from the Ukrainian steppe charged through Europe and parts of Asia. They brought with them a …

Since Rousseau, at least, we've told ourselves a story about the shape and direction of human history. Big problem: It isn't true

Since Rousseau, at least, we've told ourselves a story about the shape and direction of human history. Big problem: It isn't trueContinue reading . . …

Philosophy

Noam Chomsky Explains What’s Wrong with Postmodern Philosophy & French Intellectuals, and How They End Up Supporting Oppressive Power Structures

Noam Chomsky has always had irascible tendencies—when he doesn’t like something, he lets us know it, without ever raising his voice and usually with …

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

Movies

10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

The reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think.<p>Some of the things that we accept as true and take at face value are notoriously</b> …

25 Hilarious Historical Facts You Won't Believe Actually Happened

Who Knew History Could Be This Funny?<p>History doesn't have to be dull! As a matter of fact, our ancestors were just as messed up and said and did just …

Thomas Jefferson

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

Watch the history of humanity unfold on this fascinating map

This video is an awesome teaching tool, but it's thought-provoking for us all.<p>What an undertaking it must have been to map the progress of humanity …

You need to pass this test to become British

LONDON — It’s not exactly “The Knowledge,” the challenging navigation test for aspiring drivers of London cabs. But Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s …