The sublime underlies the nobility of Classicism, the awe of Romantic nature, and the terror of the Gothic.
Simon Morley | Mar 22
Experience is in unexpected places, including in all animals, large and small, and perhaps even in brute matter itself.
Christof Koch | Mar 15
Progress in human morality can still happen, but is far from guaranteed.
Philip Laughlin | Feb 16
In giving voice to the digital ghosts of the deceased, chatbots are trying to succeed where photography and dreams fail.
Davide Sisto | Jan 4
It is only in the last couple of centuries that we have begun to grasp that our existence might one day cease to exist forever.
Thomas Moynihan | Sep 23, 2020
A misguided article in the conservative magazine blames the concept for the powerful cultural transformations we’re seeing today. That’s about all it gets right.
David J. Gunkel | Jul 7, 2020
In order to preserve nihilism as a meaningful concept, it's necessary to distinguish it from pessimism, cynicism, and apathy.
Nolen Gertz | Jan 16, 2020
Dreidel isn't just a game of simple luck; it's a practical lesson in discovering the value of fairness both to oneself and to others.
Eric Schwitzgebel | Dec 19, 2019
The choice to have children is not just a prudential or pragmatic decision, nor can it be justified by appealing to “what comes naturally.”
Christine Overall | Dec 5, 2019
The platform is taking care of the problem of meaning in life by getting rid of any time to wonder.
Roberto Simanowski | Dec 3, 2019