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Socrates is considered the "Father of Western Philosophy," but perhaps that honorific should go to Plato.
Society-changing ideas form through a three-stage process, argues author Michael Bhaskar.
Love him or hate, Karl Marx redefined geopolitics and shook up the world order.
Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
The opening lines of Smartmatic's $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News lay bare the culture of denial in the US.
To war is human – and Neanderthals were very like us.
"The Expanse" is the best vision I've ever seen of a space-faring future that may be just a few generations away.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
The popular game has a backstory rife with segregation, inequality, intellectual theft, and outlandish political theories.
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Sure, Epicureans focused on seeking pleasure – but they also did so much more.
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Why the effects of aging are detrimental to being the U.S. president.
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There is a more accurate date for when American independence from Great Britain was declared.
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People have debated what justice is exactly for the last 3,000 years. How have our ideas changed in that time?
In an immersive virtual environment, what will it be like to kill?
The world today is far more complex than it was 200 years ago, but the speeches and writings of the Founding Fathers point to a common general principle.
By training algorithms on human data, they learn our biases.
An anthropologist and a theologian walk into a room. The punchline is wise and wonderful.
If tattoos had always been as popular as they are today, here is what Charles Darwin, Henry V, Lord Nelson, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama might have inked.
Their thoughts were more complex than either side of the gun control / gun rights issue acknowledges.
Big Think's Jason Gots reviews David McCullough's 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography John Adams.
The apple of American politics never falls too far from the tree.
On the map, the changing fortunes of French baby boys' names look like battles in a weird, unreported war.
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Economist Thomas Piketty delves into several common misconceptions about free market economics and argues that strong public institutions are necessary for market regulation.