Philosophers' Corner

  • Dangerous Demographics

    It used to be retire early, ten or fifteen years of leisure and then … go gently into that good night.  But that model doesn’t make much sense when people can be healthy and productive into their 80s and 90s. Philosophy should help us understand this change. 

    August 26, 2016 | 1 comment | Read More »
  • Neuroaesthetics for Dogs?

    Dogs love art when it is designed with them in mind. Artist Dominic Wilcox created a canine-centric art show in London. Judging from the photos, the dogs look engaged by the art. But are they having an aesthetic experience? 

    August 24, 2016 | 3 comments | Read More »
  • Neuroaesthetics - Your Brain on Art

    There’s a new and exciting discipline that combines traditional aesthetics—the branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of beauty and artistic taste—and the latest brain science. It’s called neuroaesthetics.

    August 19, 2016 | 11 comments | Read More »
  • A Big Bang Blog

    They say that the Big Bang gave birth to the entire universe. So you might think that the Big Bang must have been one hell of an explosion. But technically speaking, the Big Bang wasn’t actually an explosion at all. It couldn’t have been.

    August 16, 2016 | 6 comments | Read More »

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