By Roman Krznaric 4 min read
Philosopher Roman Krznaric shares how 'carpe diem' plays a role in modern life, and how it has motivated him to write often, amidst digital distractions.
By Matt Staggs 9 min read
Can the contours of the land mold the way we see ourselves and the world around us? Of course, and these geography books offer a fascinating glimpse at how.
By Tom Blunt 7 min read
Literary inspiration and references run rampant throughout Westworld. Here's what you should read to keep up.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
In The Big Picture, Sean Carroll helps explain complex scientific scenarios with pop culture and philosophy, with examples from Captain Kirk to Descartes.
By Thupten Jinpa PhD 5 min read
Thupten Jinpa, PhD, is the Dalai Lama’s principal English translator. We asked him to weigh in on the current U.S. election landscape.
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
His career as a scribbler of fictions only began in his late forties, but these Umberto Eco quotes are the words most of us will turn to time and again.