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Dead?

Why Freud Still Isn’t Dead by John Horgan. Psychoanalysis still attracts adherents in spite of relentless criticism and the rise psychopharmacology and other alternatives. More.

Stagnation

Sociology’s Stagnation by Brian Boutwell. Emile Durkheim is the father of modern sociology; he is a titan. Over a century ago the great man issued an edict that would forever alter — or you could say, forever derail — the […]

Sordid

Sordid but Not Guilty by Theodore Dalrymple. What a criminal trial of two soccer players says about British society. More.

Risk

Reza Aslan and the Risks of Making Religion Relatable by Sigal Samuel. The scholar says his new TV show is just what minorities need. Critics say the opposite. What if both are right? More.

Shaky

Mind over Matter by Adam Frank. The closer you look, the more the materialist position in physics appears to rest on shaky metaphysical ground. More.