Whether they're holding hands and singing Ring Around the Rosie or posing during a TikTok video, kids connect to each other and find joy through dance.
Is it right to visit family members during the pandemic, even if they say they don't want you to come? Philosophy may hold the answer.
The culture of remembrance in Germany is viewed by many as exemplary. But it has some grave shortcomings.
With so many people in need of financial support due to the coronavirus crisis, is it right to draw on unemployment when you have savings?
Involving family and friends in decisions or rethinking the meaning of "getting back to normal" helps protect against cognitive bias and its harmful consequences.
Those experiencing stress and uncertainty amid the coronavirus may find guidance in medieval responses to plagues, which relied on both medicine and prayer.
Strippers, by the nature of their jobs, need to get close to others. Is there a way to do this safely during the coronavirus crisis?
Thomas Hobbes wrote that humans are motivated by self-interest. Often that means working together for the benefit of all.
Children are always brimming with curiosity about things that most adults take for granted.
If every action spilts the universe into different versions, what does that mean for free will?
Those with strong beliefs tend to be admired.
The big questions don't get much bigger. After the Lisbon earthquake killed thousands, philosopher Voltaire took aim at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and skewered his view that God is good.
Boris Johnson's assertion is based on a much misunderstood claim by Margaret Thatcher that there's no such thing as society, but many sociologists would agree with her.
More needs to be done to cushion low-income families from the economic effects of the new coronavirus.
With dreaded, invisible germs lurking on surfaces and in people, our surroundings are seen as a minefield – and we end up dulling one of our most valuable senses.
Whether we miss them, feel guilty about not having appreciated them more or struggle to forgive them, remembering our parents can hurt. Here's how to move on.
COVID-19 is a plague not merely on the happiness that comes with health and wealth, but also on the meaning in our lives.
A lot of numbers are being tossed around about COVID-19 and what to expect in the future. They're being used to make critical public health decisions, but they aren't as simple as they appear.
Camus' The Plague is an uncannily prescient description of the world of COVID-19, giving us reasons for reflection, and finally for hope.
Would you drink a martini while others tried to stop a boulder from crushing a crowd? In the coronavirus crisis, we are all responsible for the outcome – and we need to start behaving that way.