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21 07 14.David Healy article

How modern medicine became dangerous

Neoliberalism isn’t what you think it is

David Healy
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21 07 2.Gender pronoun news

Radical pronouns

The revolutionary grounds of ‘they/them’

Jasmine Picôt-Chapman
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21 07 01.Tragedy as self deception 2

We are all tyrants

We do it to ourselves

Simon Critchley
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21 06 07.The gene illusion

The gene illusion

Biological relativity and the Emperor's New Genes

Denis Noble
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21 05 28.Digital blackface

The truth about digital blackface

How internet memes create a constrictive identity

Nicholas Whittaker
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21 05 25.Science is based in metaphor

Science is based in metaphor

Metaphor allows us to interpret and intervene in the world.

Andrew S. Reynolds
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The Music Instinct

Music is a key part of what makes us human.

Philip Ball
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Love and Beauty after Feminism

What have feminists still got against love and beauty?

Griselda Pollock
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3 questions with Anna Dumitriu

The sublime is still relevant, to science and art

Anna Dumitriu
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Embracing Erotic Capital

Intelligence is no more of an achievement than beauty. Why is this so hard to accept?

Catherine Hakim
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On Humans and Animals

Mary Midgley and Peter Singer discuss humanity and animal rights.

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Everywhere and Nowhere

Can we transcend the human craving for opposition?

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Life & The LivingArrow Head

21 07 14.David Healy article

How modern medicine became dangerous

Neoliberalism isn’t what you think it is

David Healy
Article

The gene illusion

Biological relativity and the Emperor's New Genes

Denis Noble
Article

Science is based in metaphor

Metaphor allows us to interpret and intervene in the world.

Andrew S. Reynolds
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The crisis of quantum gravity

Is radical action needed?

Karen Crowther
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The rise of God-like beings

Overcoming the limits of being human

Mark Alan Walker
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Culture & SexualityArrow Head

21 07 2.Gender pronoun news

Radical pronouns

The revolutionary grounds of ‘they/them’

Jasmine Picôt-Chapman
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The truth about digital blackface

How internet memes create a constrictive identity

Nicholas Whittaker
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What they won't teach you at university

The danger of group-think academics

Jules Evans
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Mind, body, meaning

Louise Richardson-Self
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The body of feminism

Reasserting the language of feminism

Julie Bindel
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Art & AestheticsArrow Head

21 07 01.Tragedy as self deception 2

We are all tyrants

We do it to ourselves

Simon Critchley
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Real Life Real Art

Aesthetics, politics and subjective experience

Thomas Leddy
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Beeple and nothingness

The ontology of NFT Art

Anthony Cross
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Is Art Still a Vehicle for Progress?

The art world has become ‘part of the problem’, but the next generation of collectors won’t stand for it

Marine Tanguy
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Dressed to Kill

How our clothes shape our selves

Shahidha Bari
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Narrative & RealityArrow Head

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Coleridge and the unconscious

Metaphysics manifested in art

Seamus Perry
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Styling the self

The real muddle of autobiography

Sally Bayley
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Savouring the silence

The virtue of doing not very much

Kate McLoughlin
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Life and death: Poe and Kierkegaard

The dreadful allure of Edgar Allan

J. Gerald Kennedy
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Coronavirus! The Movie

Living through a real life drama

William Nicholson
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