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Your judgment of Dostoevsky is probably the single...
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Income inequality is a symptom, however, rather than a cause of the real...– Tyler Cowen in The American Interest
Viral videos aren’t about being funny. They’re about identity...– Ricky Van Veen, Wake Forest grad and comedy entrepreneur. He gets it. “Social”-whatever isn’t about building and strengthening relationships. It’s about signaling preferences and jockeying for position in the status hierarchy. “I...
Adaptive significance of low levels of... →
Michele K Surbey in Evolution and Human Behavior Consciousness and self-awareness, juxtaposed by the ability to self-deceive, are legacies of our evolutionary heritage. As a purposive outgrowth of modularity, self-deception may serve to isolate threatening thoughts from consciousness and facilitate cooperation. The primary goal of the present investigation was to determine if individuals with...
Another of the king’s chief men, approving of his wise words and exhortations,...– The Venerable Bede, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (II.xiii)
Tamar Gendler and Stephen Stich discuss gender and philosophical intuition
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The Walkmen cover “Holiday Road” (AV Club)
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Paging Ian Hacking—-people are being unmade