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Michael Ruse on On Purpose

Can we live without the idea of purpose? Should we even try to? Kant thought we were stuck with purpose, and even Darwin’s theory of natural …

Truth and consequences: In complicated times, a case for more skepticism

Today, you almost certainly are not aware, is World Philosophy Day, a day established in 2002 by UNESCO to celebrate "the enduring value of …

Understanding 'I': Language and Thought,

2017.11.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews<b></b><b>José Bermúdez, Understanding ‘I’: Language and Thought, Oxford University Press, 2016,</b> …

Bin Laden’s Son Is Poised to Unify Terrorists Worldwide

Hamza bin Laden isn’t just being prepared for a leadership role in his father’s organization. He’s now the figure best placed to reunify the global …

A 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Full of Mummies Has Just Been Discovered in Egypt

But someone has been in there before.<p>Egyptian archaeologists have announced the discovery of a tomb dating back some 3,500 years to the dawn of …

Archaeology

The Story Behind the Haunting 9/11 Photo of a Man Falling From the Twin Towers

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Fire Fighting

Two paradoxes of belief

The <i>Liar paradox</i> arises via considering the Liar sentence:<p>L: L is not true.<p>and then reasoning in accordance with the:<p><i>T-schema</i>:<p>“Φ is true if and only …

Mathematics

Langston Hughes Creates a List of His 100 Favorite Jazz Recordings: Hear 80+ of Them in a Big Playlist

“Langston Hughes was never far from jazz,” writes Rebecca Gross at the NEA’s Art Works Blog. “He listened to it at nightclubs, collaborated with …

Communist Party

1967 war: Six days that changed the Middle East

<b>Fifty years ago, war broke out between Israel and its neighbours. The conflict lasted just six days but its effect would last to the present day.</b><p>At the end of 1948, Israel's Arab neighbours had invaded to try to destroy the new state, and failed. The Egyptian army had been beaten, but a force …

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Photography

5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard (III)

Part three in our <i>5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard</i> series futures five dope albums released between 1997 and 2000. In the last years of the …

It’s OK To Like Smooth Jazz

Smooth jazz is a much-maligned genre – and it doesn’t look like that situation is going to change anytime soon. That’s unfortunate because many of …

Universal Music