Changing How the World Thinks

An online magazine of big ideas

more
Arts channel
Sort by
Clear

Latest ArticlesArrow Head

21 09 13.Aesthetic experience

The evolution of aesthetic experience

How evolution endowed the human brain with aesthetic experience

William Hirstein
Article
21 08 19.The origins of consciousness.2

The origin of consciousness

Identifying the evolutionary markers of when consciousness exploded

Simona Ginsburg
Article
CRISPR Gene Editing Kevin Davies .

Rewriting the code of life

Entering CRISPR gene-editing technology's second decade

Kevin Davies
Article
21 07 29.Nature machine

Nature is a jazz band, not a machine

We treat it so at our peril

Jeremy Lent
Article
21 07 14.David Healy article

How modern medicine became dangerous

Neoliberalism isn’t what you think it is

David Healy
Article
21 07 2.Gender pronoun news

Radical pronouns

The revolutionary grounds of ‘they/them’

Jasmine Picôt-Chapman
Article

Most PopularArrow Head

Feminism

4 Perspectives on Feminism

A report from the battle for equality

Article
Is gene editing the way forward Gunes Taylor

Will gene editing unlock new potentials for progress?

Why are we comfortable modifying the genes of animals and plants, but not our own?

Güneş Taylor
Article
21 08 19.The origins of consciousness.2

The origin of consciousness

Identifying the evolutionary markers of when consciousness exploded

Simona Ginsburg
Article
Pat Kane 2

Radical Animal

Reconnecting to the evolutionary function of play.

Pat Kane
Article
Daniel Everett

Dark Matter of the Mind

Exploring the unknowns of the human mind.

Daniel Everett
Article
Evolution

What is Progress?

Why evolutionary progress is a tautology.

Eva Aldea
Article

Life & The LivingArrow Head

21 08 19.The origins of consciousness.2

The origin of consciousness

Identifying the evolutionary markers of when consciousness exploded

Simona Ginsburg
Article

Rewriting the code of life

Entering CRISPR gene-editing technology's second decade

Kevin Davies
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
Article
See more

Culture & SexualityArrow Head

21 07 2.Gender pronoun news

Radical pronouns

The revolutionary grounds of ‘they/them’

Jasmine Picôt-Chapman
Article

The truth about digital blackface

How internet memes create a constrictive identity

Nicholas Whittaker
Article

What they won't teach you at university

The danger of group-think academics

Jules Evans
Article

Mind, body, meaning

Louise Richardson-Self
Article

The body of feminism

Reasserting the language of feminism

Julie Bindel
Article
See more

Art & AestheticsArrow Head

21 09 13.Aesthetic experience

The evolution of aesthetic experience

How evolution endowed the human brain with aesthetic experience

William Hirstein
Article

We are all tyrants

We do it to ourselves

Simon Critchley
Article

Real Life Real Art

Aesthetics, politics and subjective experience

Thomas Leddy
Article

Beeple and nothingness

The ontology of NFT Art

Anthony Cross
Article

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
Article
See more

Narrative & RealityArrow Head

21 07 29.Nature machine

Nature is a jazz band, not a machine

We treat it so at our peril

Jeremy Lent
Article

Coleridge and the unconscious

Metaphysics manifested in art

Seamus Perry
Article

Styling the self

The real muddle of autobiography

Sally Bayley
Article

Savouring the silence

The virtue of doing not very much

Kate McLoughlin
Article

Life and death: Poe and Kierkegaard

The dreadful allure of Edgar Allan

J. Gerald Kennedy
Article
See more