Intellectual vices, from Brexit to the Birmingham Six
- March 5, 2019, 01:30
The belated opening of the inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings reminds us of one of the IRA’s worst atrocities. (...)
Dr Harry Frankfurt is the professor of bullshit at Princeton University. The esteemed analytic philosopher rose to this position due to a now famous e(...)
Unthinkable: Who decides what it means to be a person?
- January 17, 2014, 01:00
The history of western civilisation has in part been a history of disputed personhood. At different times and in different contexts, certain categorie(...)