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In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

A passionate Wittgenstein scholar, he also pursued a spiritual practice in the Zen tradition

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Post-Truth Politics

When lying becomes an acceptable political strategy

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Crazy Talk

Can we restore sanity and reason to politics?

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The Enduring Relevance of the Humanities

They open our minds to the world – and the possibilities – around us

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What is Real?

Philosophy prof Ian Hacking’s ideas about science earn him $800,000 prize

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A Shift in Perception

Discoveries in brain science are prompting new theories about how our senses work – and how they affect our understanding of the world

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Better Living

Happiness is often a component of a good life. But it’s not the only one

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What Is Sacred?

Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly “right” or “wrong”

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Thinking Small

Philosophy prof Donald Ainslie will champion interactive group learning as principal of U of T’s largest college

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The Lives of Animals

Most animals raised for food in Canada live on industrial sites where they never go outdoors. Under our laws, this is perfectly legal, but is it ethical?

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Ending It All

We run our lives as we wish. Why can’t we have a say in our own death?

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The True Nature of Time

A century after Einstein proposed his theory of relativity, scientists are still debating how time works

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Is Life Getting Better?

A new measure of “national wealth” would include health, education and other things Canadians consider important

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What’s in a Name?

Labels may end up suiting the people we apply them to

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The True Nature of Time

A century after Einstein proposed his theory of relativity, scientists are still debating how time works

recent post image

The Lives of Animals

Most animals raised for food in Canada live on industrial sites where they never go outdoors. Under our laws, this is perfectly legal, but is it ethical?

recent post image

Is Life Getting Better?

A new measure of “national wealth” would include health, education and other things Canadians consider important

recent post image

A Shift in Perception

Discoveries in brain science are prompting new theories about how our senses work – and how they affect our understanding of the world

recent post image

Ending It All

We run our lives as we wish. Why can’t we have a say in our own death?

recent post image

What Is Sacred?

Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly “right” or “wrong”

recent post image

Thinking Small

Philosophy prof Donald Ainslie will champion interactive group learning as principal of U of T’s largest college

recent post image

What’s in a Name?

Labels may end up suiting the people we apply them to

recent post image

Better Living

Happiness is often a component of a good life. But it’s not the only one

recent post image

The Enduring Relevance of the Humanities

They open our minds to the world – and the possibilities – around us

recent post image

What is Real?

Philosophy prof Ian Hacking’s ideas about science earn him $800,000 prize

recent post image

Crazy Talk

Can we restore sanity and reason to politics?

recent post image

Post-Truth Politics

When lying becomes an acceptable political strategy

recent post image

In Memoriam: Jack Canfield

A passionate Wittgenstein scholar, he also pursued a spiritual practice in the Zen tradition

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