It used to be retire early, ten or fifteen years of leisure and then … go gently into that good night. But that model doesn’t make much sense when people can be healthy and productive into their 80s and 90s. Philosophy should help us understand this change.
August 21 : This Is Your Brain on Art
Humans actively seek to create and consume art, and the philosophical branch of aesthetics has long...
August 14 : The Big Bang - Before and After
The Big Bang theory is the prevailing theory about the “birth” of the universe. It posits a...
August 7 : The Dark Side of Science
Science aims tell us something about nearly everything, from the atoms in our cells to the motions...
There’s a new and exciting discipline that combines traditional aesthetics—the branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of beauty and artistic taste—and the latest brain science. It’s called neuroaesthetics.