Our broken definition of play is drawn from a white European philosophical tradition that has harmed and erased people of color.
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Though he did not anticipate the power of symbolic mathematics, by invoking the example of codebreaking, the 17th-century philosopher prepared for the later union of mathematics with experimental science.
Peter Pesic | Feb 27
In the landscape of madness, time lies open and exposed.
Wouter Kusters | Jan 23
For as long as humans have existed, they have sought new tools, techniques, and technologies in their personal quests for actionable advice.
Michael Schrage | Dec 5, 2022
Notes on Laurent Joubert’s “Treatise on Laughter.”
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Two leading voices in evolutionary consciousness science explore the subject through words and images.
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The acceptance of death is deeply embedded in our culture; it's time to overthrow that idea.
Ingemar Patrick Linden | May 30, 2022
The Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses free will, time travel, and the relationship between innovation and scientific discovery.
Adolfo Plasencia | May 23, 2022
We are, all of us, time’s passengers, witnesses to its passing, which is also our own.
Michael Marder | May 12, 2022
Honesty is a core scientific virtue, but what does it require of us?
Robert T. Pennock | Apr 19, 2022