Philosophy

The unexamined life is not worth living.” 

  • by Jameliah Shorter-Bourhanou
    I first learned about universal egalitarianism and inclusion from my aunts and my momma. When these women prepare meals, they always consider how they can accommodate family members and guests […]
  • by APA Communications
    There are just under two weeks left to nominate qualified candidates for APA leadership positions. The deadline for nominations is October 31. The terms for these positions will begin on July 1, […]
  • by Evan Edwards
    Many recent readers of jurist and gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, including Carolyn Korsmeyer, Jessica Jacques, Roland Barthes, and Michel Onfray, see his magnum opus entitled Physiologie de goût as a […]
  • by Sonam Kachru & Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen
    Sonam Kachru, Assistant Professor in Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, considers himself a historian of philosophy without borders. His research centers on the history of philosophy in premodern […]
  • by Charlie Taben
    A goal of this series is to explore the relationship among science, philosophy and faith.  Previously, I made the case that modern physics is recasting philosophical questions, suggesting that quantum […]
  • by Vincenzo Di Nicola
    The following is an excerpt from Vincenzo Di Nicola and Drozdstoj Stoyanov’s Psychiatry in Crisis: At the Crossroads of Social Science, The Humanities, and Neuroscience (2021). For more information about […]
  • by Brynn Welch
    Here is how I put this to students: Frankenstein is not a good story. You don’t read about Dr. Frankenstein just creating a monster and think “Oh, that seems brilliant.” […]
  • by Vincenzo Di Nicola & Maryellen Stohlman-Vanderveen
    Vincenzo Di Nicola is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal where he co-directs a postgraduate course on psychiatry and the humanities. His book, co-written with Drozdstoj Stoyanov, Psychiatry […]
  • by Sabrina D. MisirHiralall
    Jeremiah Tillman is a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to Maryland, he studied philosophy at Bard College and The New School for Social Research. His primary […]
  • by Ann J. Cahill
    In August, the Chronicle of Higher Education published a defense of the Title IX regulations implemented by the Trump administration. The author, Tamara Rice Lave, argued that the regulations should […]
  • Watch the mesmerising patterns that emerge from nature’s fundamental forces as sound waves meet salt and water – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • Cognition did not appear out of nowhere in ‘higher’ animals but goes back millions, perhaps billions, of years – by Pamela Lyon Read at Aeon
  • When Dutch students learn about sex, love and relationships, there’s no shame but plenty of giggles and camaraderie – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • It started as a fringe philosophical theory about humanity’s future. It’s now richly funded and increasingly dangerous – by Phil Torres Read at Aeon
  • The optical illusion known as persistence of vision bursts to vivid life in this Palme d’Or winner from 1955 – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • A song can take you on a journey of ecstatic arousal. Is music imitating sex, inviting it, or something else altogether? – by Michael Spitzer Read at Aeon
  • Instead of letting waves of exploitation sweep through the deep ocean, we could choose to protect this vast living realm – by Helen Scales Read at Aeon
  • The animated story of the autistic, self-taught artist Gregory Blackstock who mines creativity from life’s endless variations – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • You might think that horror movies are a delicious, trashy pleasure. But watching them has surprisingly wholesome effects – by Mathias Clasen Read at Aeon
  • Unearthing stories of trauma, struggle and love among the hobbyist miners at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

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