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Suggested readings, #10

Here are some interesting articles I’ve come across recently, for your consideration: Remembering when bankers tried to overthrow FDR and install a fascist dictator. True Story. (Big Think) Is knowledge a "Stone Age" concept that is best abandoned? A strange, misguided, and conceptually confused article by my colleague David Papineau. (Aeon) A good argument against… Continue reading Suggested readings, #10

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Suggested readings, #9

Here are some interesting articles I’ve come across recently, for your consideration: The (very) troubled history of psychiatry. (New Yorker) Transgender kids’ brains resemble their gender identity, not their biological sex. (LGBTQ Nation) Human life on Mars? Dangerous science fiction. (The Guardian) What’s so useful about studying ancient history? Americans are notoriously ignorant of history,… Continue reading Suggested readings, #9

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Suggested readings, #7

Here are some interesting articles I’ve come across recently, for your consideration: The mystery of human uniqueness: what exactly makes our species special (if anything)? (Nautilus) A brief and fascinating history of bullshit. (Madras Courier) Nine quick facts about hermeneutics. (Oxford University Press blog) Why we are still fighting about Freud, a surprisingly unskeptical essay… Continue reading Suggested readings, #7