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04/05/2018 - 13:24
Why should we teach children philosophy? We’ve discussed before how studying the humanities is all but required for good...
20/03/2018 - 12:36
There is much we can learn by reflecting on the stories heard in childhood. Magical characters such as the Pied Piper, the talking frog and...
22/02/2018 - 10:51
“Why should we think common sense is a good guide to what the universe is like?” says Philip Goff, a philosophy professor at Central...
14/10/2017 - 13:21
Animators such as Hayao Miyazaki, Walt Disney and the people at Pixar Studios are masterful at imagination, but they’re only creating a...
05/02/2016 - 13:02
Why are young men like this? Part of it seems to depend on testosterone, acting on their brain during early foetal life. Exposure in the...
16/11/2014 - 19:21
Langer had already undertaken a couple of studies involving elderly patients. In one, she found that nursing-home residents who had...