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Carl Jung review – analytical psychology as a cultural project

From childhood fantasies of a giant phallus to his relationship with Freud, Paul Bishop has written a wonderfully rich biography of Jung<p>This excellent addition to the Critical Lives series is, says Paul Bishop, "a biography of Jung in books". In particular, Bishop locates Jung in a philosophical …

Bertrand Russell: the everyday value of philosophy

Many teachers and students of philosophy today feel that the subject is under threat – not only from funding cuts, but from a more pervasive and less quantifiable cultural shift towards measuring value only in instrumental and monetary terms. But when we philosophers try to defend our discipline, …

The 13 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2013

After the best biographies, memoirs, and history books of 2013, the season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists continue with the most stimulating psychology and philosophy books published this year. (Catch up on the 2012 roundup here and 2011’s here.)<p>1. ON LOOKING: ELEVEN WALKS WITH …

A Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: Major Schools of Thought in Minimalist Geometric Graphics

Rodin believed that his art was about removing the stone not part of the sculpture to reveal the essence of his artistic vision. Perhaps this is what Catalan-born, London-based graphic designer Genis Carreras implicitly intended in chiseling away the proverbial philosopher’s stone to sculpt its …

Microfinance: Changing the world one loan at a time

One of the greatest obstacles faced by people living in poverty all around the world is the lack of access to the resources they need to create …

The best stats you've ever seen

You've never seen data presented like this. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling debunks myths about the …

APIs

The good news on poverty (Yes, there's good news)

Human beings have been campaigning against inequality and poverty for 3,000 years. But this journey is accelerating. Bono "embraces his inner nerd" …

Bill Gates: Foreign Aid Works #StopTheMyth

27 myths about the developing world

<b>I have a pretty embarrassing confession to make: I used to believe a lot of these myths.</b><p>Much of my initial experience with the developing world came …

Social experiments to fight poverty

Alleviating poverty is more guesswork than science, and lack of data on aid's impact raises questions about how to provide it. But Clark Medal-winner …

Demographics

10 barriers to education around the world

Children in poor countries face many barriers to accessing an education. Some are obvious – like not having a school to go to – while others are more …

Education