Days after I met Adam Phillips, the writer and psychotherapist, I began to think about the configuration of seating in his room. As you enter, there is a sofa to your left, and on the other side of the
Neo-Marxist philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek offers a hot take on Greek bailout negotiations
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Our dangerous new McCarthyism: Russia, Noam Chomsky and what the media’s not telling you about the new Cold War
(AP/William J. Smith) Perverse, diabolical obsession: Policy cliques in D.C. have no intention of desisting in this war until they win it Patrick L. Smith January 30, 2015 12:01am (UTC) It is time to that
Philosophy is not just about talking or lecturing, or even reading long, dense books. In fact, it is something men and women of action use -- and have used throughout history -- to solve their problems
Members of a brainy movement across the pond are reviving ancient stoic thought and coupling it with modern psychology to strengthen mental resilience. Their ideas hold fascinating promise for business
“Philosophers tend to ask questions that scientists either don’t think are terribly interesting, or don’t think can be answered,” says Australian philosopher and history of science blogger John Wilkins.
A charming exercise in metaphorical thinking and symbolic representation. Rodin believed that his art was about removing the stone not part of the sculpture to reveal the essence of his artistic vision.