A sample of Žižek's jokes, on subjects ranging from the illusion of freedom to fantasmatic identification.
Slavoj Žižek | Aug 22
From hand grenades to nuclear bombs, modern weaponry across the world rests on aluminum-based technology.
Mimi Sheller | Aug 19
While a blackout can spark an eruption of sociability and friendliness, it can also be a harbinger of terror, crime, or chaos.
David E. Nye | Aug 14
The father of modern linguistics is still opening up new kinds of questions and topics for inquiry.
Amy Brand | Aug 12
The French philosopher René Descartes is often credited with discovering the mind-body problem, a mystery that haunts philosophers to this day. The reality is more complicated than that.
Jonathan Westphal | Aug 8