Seventy percent of museum visitors go for &ldquo;a social experience&rdquo; &mdash; indeed, <strong>serenity is in short supply</strong>&nbsp;in crowded galleries. That's why miniature exhibits matter

Seventy percent of museum visitors go for &amp;ldquo;a social experience&amp;rdquo; &amp;mdash; indeed, serenity is in short supply&amp;nbsp;in crowded galleries. That&#39;s why miniature exhibits
Seventy percent of museum visitors go for “a social experience” — indeed, serenity is in short supply in crowded galleries. That's why miniature exhibits [More]

Omissions and expectations: a new approach to the things we failed to do

Pascale Willemsen article &quot;Omissions and expectations: a new approach to the things we failed to do&quot; has been published in Synthese just in time for Christmas, and a Christmas treat it is! Pascale
Pascale Willemsen article "Omissions and expectations: a new approach to the things we failed to do" has been published in Synthese just in time for Christmas, and a Christmas treat it is! Pascale [More]

"The&nbsp;most important thing for any intellectual to have is a sense of proportion," and liberal academics have lost it, says Mark Lilla. "<strong>Our campuses are not Aleppo</strong>&rdquo;

&quot;The&amp;nbsp;most important thing for any intellectual to have is a sense of proportion,&quot; and liberal academics have lost it, says Mark Lilla. &quot;Our campuses are not
"The most important thing for any intellectual to have is a sense of proportion," and liberal academics have lost it, says Mark Lilla. "Our campuses are not [More]

Exploiting Terrorism

Embed from Getty Images Terrorism, like assassination, is violence with a political purpose. An assassination might also be intended to create terror, but the main objective is to eliminate a
Embed from Getty Images Terrorism, like assassination, is violence with a political purpose. An assassination might also be intended to create terror, but the main objective is to eliminate a [More]

Christmas on the radio

Back in 1944 the Archbishop of York, Cyril Garbett, wrote in the Radio Times that “the wireless and the English tongue are means by which God’s message of love and peace can spread through the
Back in 1944 the Archbishop of York, Cyril Garbett, wrote in the Radio Times that “the wireless and the English tongue are means by which God’s message of love and peace can spread through the [More]

What does myth have to do with the Christmas story?

There are two contrary ways of characterizing myth. By far the more common way is negative: a myth is a false or delusory belief or story. Here the aim is to expose the myth and be done with it. To
There are two contrary ways of characterizing myth. By far the more common way is negative: a myth is a false or delusory belief or story. Here the aim is to expose the myth and be done with it. To [More]

<strong>Modern sounds in classical musi</strong>c. Innovation used to take place within the confines of the traditional musical grammar. Now there's a radical break in symphonic sound

Modern sounds in classical music. Innovation used to take place within the confines of the traditional musical grammar. Now there&#39;s a radical break in symphonic
Modern sounds in classical music. Innovation used to take place within the confines of the traditional musical grammar. Now there's a radical break in symphonic [More]

<strong>Minae Mizumura</strong>, a Japanese novelist, reflects on the possibility of sustaining literatures other than English. To work in the hegemonic language isn't always an advantage

Minae Mizumura, a Japanese novelist, reflects on the possibility of sustaining literatures other than English. To work in the hegemonic language isn&#39;t always an
Minae Mizumura, a Japanese novelist, reflects on the possibility of sustaining literatures other than English. To work in the hegemonic language isn't always an [More]

"The&nbsp;most important thing for any intellectual to have is a sense of proportion, and liberal academics have lost it, &ldquo; says Mark Lilla. "<strong>Our campuses are not Aleppo</strong>&rdquo;

&quot;The&amp;nbsp;most important thing for any intellectual to have is a sense of proportion, and liberal academics have lost it, &amp;ldquo; says Mark Lilla. &quot;Our campuses are not
"The most important thing for any intellectual to have is a sense of proportion, and liberal academics have lost it, “ says Mark Lilla. "Our campuses are not [More]

Philosophy of Immunology

[New Entry by Alfred I. Tauber on December 22, 2016.] Immunology comprises a multifaceted research agenda that has developed around the clinical challenges of host defense, transplantation,
[New Entry by Alfred I. Tauber on December 22, 2016.] Immunology comprises a multifaceted research agenda that has developed around the clinical challenges of host defense, transplantation, [More]