<p>Was the <strong>Holocaust</strong>&nbsp;a single, coherent event or a post-hoc label for disparate and unpredictable events? The reality seems to be a strange <br />mixture of intent and improvisation</p>

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You might think that the past seven decades of <strong>scientific accomplishment</strong> are the result of researchers' following their curiosity. You would be wrong

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How the events of one week &mdash;&nbsp;political crisis, terrorist attack, failed coup, bloviating candidate &mdash;&nbsp;explain liberal <strong>democracy's struggle for survival</strong>

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Husserl's Missing Technologies

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The fl&acirc;neur: urban idler, dawdler, roaming thinker. But for women, the relationship between thinking and walking is vexed. A <strong>history of the fl&acirc;neuse</strong>

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You might think that the past seven decades of <strong>scientific accomplishment</strong>&nbsp;is the result of researchers' following their curiosity. You would be wrong

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Reductive Explanation in the Biological Sciences

2016.08.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Marie I. Kaiser, Reductive Explanation in the Biological Sciences, Springer, 2015, 277pp., $129.00 (hbk), ISBN
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<strong>What is forgiveness</strong>? A victim can't separate the wrong from the wrongdoer. And the wrongdoer can't remake himself. At most, we can hope for generosity

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We live in a golden age of profanity. But the vocabulary is small, and we're diminishing it from overuse. Time to <strong>invent new obscenities</strong>

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The Erosion of the Media

Embed from Getty Images A free and independent press is rightly considered essential to a healthy democracy. Ideally, the press functions like Socrates’ gadfly—it serves to reproach the state and
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