Research shows the deterrent effect of capital punishment is a myth.
No cheating, please.
'I don't believe in God, I believe in science,' atheists often argue. But that doesn't mean their thinking is evidence-based.
With fall almost upon us, there's a lot we can learn from the changing season.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today's world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
Are you dreaming that you're awake or are you living in a computer simulation? There might be no way to be sure.
A polyamorous philosopher draws from research evidence to argue that where love is concerned, we should break all the established rules.
Ever since the philosopher Karl Popper popularised the expression in the 1950s, conspiracy theories have had a bad reputation. But is it justified?
We're now so reliant on Google's services they are now a part of us, raising some deeply troubling questions.
Following in the thoughtful footsteps of Descartes and Voltaire.
A philosopher's take on the ethics of products that allow parents to lighten the skin colour of their unborn baby.
The young activist acted morally and intelligently when staging her protest against the deportation of asylum seekers from Sweden.
A vegan and anti-speciesist society is based on a somewhat simplistic view of the animal world. And its principles cannot be implemented in a globalised world.
Some philosophers believe that a very long life could easily become boring.
Why are we so serious about not being too serious? The philosophy of humour has the answer.
The television presenter and the scientist are having an argument about God on Twitter, and Morgan is getting a lot of stick. That's not fair.
Your beliefs about free will can have a powerful effect on how you behave.
If you're committed to a belief, it's hard to let go. Psychology and philosophy provide different ways to think about how skeptics respond to counterevidence.
Technology has made many aspects of daily life much easier. So why do we still feel so overwhelmed?
Even if survival rates for very premature infants have improved, it’s dubious that there is a moral reason to lower the abortion limit.