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What primary school children can teach academic philosophers – Peter Worley

‘Would anyone like to travel through time?’ I ask my audience. More than half raise their hands. Using a random-selection app on my phone I pick a …

University of London

Yargıtay'dan evli kadınlar için 'soyadı' kararı

Evli kadınlar, aile mahkemelerine dava açarak sadece kendi soyadlarını kullanabilecek. Daha önce mahkemeler vize verse bile Yargıtay, Medeni Kanun'u …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you.

(New Video — A Casual Overview for those who’d like the less wordy version.)<p>Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in …

Human for sale: the artist who turned herself into a corporation

Responding to the stalker economy with her own brand of extreme capitalism, Jennifer Lyn Morone™ Inc is making her life her business. So why, she asks, do we hand our data to big tech companies for free?<p>We live in a world awash with stories of stolen metadata, search engines that allow us to watch …

Al Gore

Black holes do NOT exist and the Big Bang Theory is wrong, claims scientist - and she has the maths to prove it

• <b>Scientist claims she has mathematical proof black holes cannot exist</b>• <b><br>She said it is impossible for stars to collapse and form a singularity</b>• <b><br>Professor</b> …

Female Photographers Discuss The Real Anxieties Of Being Women

"A woman must continually watch herself," critic John Berger wrote in <i>Ways of Seeing.</i> "One might simplify this by saying: men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at."<p>As a bona fide woman, I get the feeling. I've learned to both understand and subtly combat …

Relationships

Alain Badiou: “Batı’ya duyulan arzunun hüsrana uğraması ölüm içgüdüsüne bir alan açıyor”

Fransız <i>Libération gazetesi, 12 Ocak 2016’da dünyaca ünlü filozof Alain Badiou ile bir röportaj yayınladı.</i> <i>Robert Maggiori</i> <i>v</i><i>e</i> <i>Anastasia Vécrin‘in</i> …

Alain Badiou : «La frustration d’un désir d’Occident ouvre un espace à l’instinct de mort»

Le philosophe publie un ouvrage sur la tuerie du 13 Novembre, dont il impute la responsabilité à l’impossibilité de proposer une alternative au monde …

Slavoj Žižek: The Cologne attacks were an obscene version of carnival

Were the recent Cologne sex attacks a deliberate assault on western values and a middle-class sense of decency?<p>Who are the “hateful eight” in Quentin …

Human Rights

Alain Badiou on Terrorism and Global Capitalism

January 13, 2016<p>Prominent French philosopher Alain Badiou, in his new book about the terrorist attacks of November 13 in Paris, recalls the pressing …

Terrorism

What Is Spacetime, Really?

A hundred years ago today Albert Einstein published his General Theory of Relativity—a brilliant, elegant theory that has survived a century, and …

Quantum Mechanics

L’art de la guerre imbécile

<i>«Je ne suis pas contre toutes les guerres. Ce à quoi je m’oppose, c’est à une guerre imbécile, une guerre irréfléchie, une guerre fondée non pas sur</i> …

Norvig vs. Chomsky and the Fight for the Future of AI

When the Director of Research for Google compares one of the most highly regarded linguists of all time to Bill O’Reilly, you know it is <i>on</i>. Recently, …

Comment peut-on être djihadiste?

Face aux kamikazes du 13 novembre, il nous est nécessaire de nous interroger sur la façon dont «la pulsion de mort» remplace le besoin de croire, …

Slavoj Zizek: Sol, Paris saldırılarının ardından radikal Batılı kökenlerine sarılmalı

Zizek mülteci krizi konusunda kendisini eleştirenlere cevap veriyor. IŞİD teröristlerini “anlamak” için (“müessif eylemlerinin yine de Avrupa’nın …

Slavoj Zizek: In the Wake of Paris Attacks the Left Must Embrace Its Radical Western Roots

There should be no “deeper understanding” of the ISIS terrorists (in the sense of “their deplorable acts are nonetheless reactions to European brutal …

Al-Qaeda

Avicenna – the most important medieval philosopher | FifteenEightyFour | Cambridge University Press

I’m in the habit of saying that <b>Avicenna</b> is the most important medieval philosopher. When I want to annoy people who work on Latin medieval philosophy …

Les droits des femmes inscrits sur des tablettes vieilles de 4000 ans

3 photos<p>Lancer le diaporama<p>Des archéologues ont découvert une série de témoignages écrits mentionnant des droits des femmes, compilés sur des …

Rapture, Religion and Madness Part Two: Lou Andreas-Salomé on Nietzsche

By D.A. Barry.Part 1 of this essay presented a brief biography of Lou Andreas-Salomé and an overview of the ideas in her book, <i>Friedrich Nietzsche,</i> …

Friedrich Nietzsche

Mathematics: Logic and Lewis Carroll

Altmetric: 271<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Books & Arts<p>Francine F. Abeles<p>Arts<br>• History<br>• Mathematics and computing<br>• Philosophy<p>As <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</i> …

Mathematics

There’s No Such Thing As ‘You,’ But That’s Okay

Three hundred and seventy-eight years after Descartes kicked it off, humanity is still a long way away from coming to any definitive answers about …

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education

In my last post I took a step that, I must admit, made me feel uncomfortable. I said, several times: "School is prison." I felt uncomfortable saying …

Education