Changing How the World Thinks

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Issue 26: Fantasy and RealityArrow Head

Margaret Boden

AI: Artificial Imagination?

Can we teach computers to think creatively?

Margaret Boden
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Beauty is Truth?

Are aesthetics a guide to truth or a distraction?

Jon Butterworth
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Tweet Truth to Power

Social media's false promise of political agency.

Steve Richards
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Child's Play

Should we encourage our children to be creative?

Meg Rosoff
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Art is Not Reality

An extract from Janne Teller's novel, Come.

Janne Teller
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Issue 25: Morality's Clay FeetArrow Head

Chris Bateman

Living in an Ethical Multiverse

Is morality founded on imagination or rationality?

Chris Bateman
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Paedophilia: Everybody's Business

One in six people are survivors of child sex abuse

Sarah Goode
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Dark Matter of the Mind

Exploring the unknowns of the human mind.

Daniel Everett
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The Morality Instinct

What can science say about morality?

Molly Crockett
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What Philosophy Ought to Do

Philosophers should stop obsessing over history.

Nicholas Maxwell
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Issue 24: The Biggest Ideas of 2014Arrow Head

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Are You an Illusion?

Why today's neuroscientists need philosophy.

Mary Midgley
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Particle Physics: Where Next?

What comes after the discovery of the Higgs boson?

John Ellis
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When Art Meets Activism

Is there a line between art and ethics?

Hannah Davey
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The Future of Religion

Could we, or should we, separate church and state?

Linda Woodhead
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Issue 23: Democracy in the DockArrow Head

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The Burning Flame of Hope

Owen Jones on democracy's desperate need for hope.

Owen Jones
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The Real Problem with Liberalism

And its solution in social conservationism.

Phillip Blond
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Values Beyond Value

The status quo is no longer an option.

Natalie Bennett
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The Science of Society

How can we use social science to better society?

Nancy Cartwright
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Morality Matters

A biologist agitates for moral philosophy's return

Colin Tudge
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