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What Is a Person?
What Is a Person?

What remix culture and philosophy have to do with personhood in the age of synthetic biology.

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Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each
Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each

From Ancient Greece to quantum mechanics, or what a Chinese room and a cat have to do with infinity.

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The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

From Shakespeare to Einstein via Lucretius, or how a long-lost Roman poem gave rise to the Renaissance.

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A Sky Full of Kindness: Beautiful and Profound Cut-Paper Meditations on Life by Artist Rob Ryan
A Sky Full of Kindness: Beautiful and Profound Cut-Paper Meditations on Life by Artist Rob Ryan

Lessons on love from two illustrated birds, or why we never really grow up.

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7 Must-Read Books on Time
7 Must-Read Books on Time

What the second law of thermodynamics has to do with Saint Augustine, landscape art, and graphic novels.

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Five Timeless Books of Insight on Fear and the Creative Process
Five Timeless Books of Insight on Fear and the Creative Process

From Monet to Tiger Woods, or why creating rituals and breaking routines don’t have to be conflicting notions.

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