A forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless. The series moderator is Simon Critchley, who teaches philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York.
We are a long way from the Stoicism of Seneca, but grief and how we deal with it is still a vital part of the human experience.
The old boundaries of the human self are being blurred by technology. The risks are real, but the potential is astounding.
Searching for a shared humanness in North Korea.
Robots may be better than nothing, but they still won’t be enough.
In the age of online shaming, we should push ourselves to consider the collective consequences of our actions.
The space above us, once filled by the human imagination, is now crowded with technologies of surveillance and war.
In the coming age of high-tech warfare, the old rules of conflict will not apply.
Some would say the mistake was having our daughter in the first place.
In a rare interview, the self-exiled “artist formerly known as African-American” talks about her art and philosophy.
Let us count the ways.