Director Bernardo Bertolucci, left, discusses a scene from “Last Tango in Paris” with leading actor Marlon Brando and actress Maria Schneider.
The important lessons from one of the most notorious cases of sexual manipulation took place not off-screen but right in front of the camera.
The Roman army at the Battle of Cannae. The painting depicts the death of Roman consul Paulus Aemilius.
John Trumbull (The Athenaeum / Yale University Art Gallery), via Wikimedia Commons
An ancient Roman fable imagines a cinaedus, well-known for his brazen effeminacy, fighting heroically. The story raises concerns over gender identity in the military -- much like those seen today.
Romantic love is seen as the answer to life’s problems, when it could often be the start of many headaches and heartaches. So, what is true love?
Thousands of people listen to President-elect Donald Trump speak in Orlando, Florida on Dec. 16, 2016.
AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.
Is Donald Trump's election a sign that something is wrong with our democracy? A philosopher argues that just the opposite is true.
Time to sink into some deep thoughts.
Want to contemplate some big questions this summer but don't know where to start? Here are some top picks from some of Australia's top philosophers.
The Economic Freedom Fighters recently launched their manifesto in Soweto. Party leader Julius Malema (waving) is the master of political theatre.
Red berets, hard hats, overalls and domestic workers’ uniforms have become a prominent part of South African politics. But these are more than just props for the EFF political party.
How can researchers be their own guardian?
What are the pressures on researchers that could lead to misrepresentation of facts? Do the "guardians need a guard"?
Plato’s Symposium in an 1873 painting
A Supreme Court justice hearing arguments over same-sex marriage cited Plato's stance on homosexuality. But what did Plato really believe about all sexuality? A scholar takes a look.