Today, the concept of human rights is being dangerously undermined. Does literature offer us a way back from the brink?
For an experienced mathematician, the greatest equations are beautiful as well as useful. Can the rest of us see what they see?
A century ago, European empires dominated much of the planet. Gurminder K Bhambra and Charlotte L Riley ask what we can learn from the past.
Today, it is taken as given that empathy is a driving force for good. But is reason a more useful and compassionate approach?
Q&A with philosopher and scientist Daniel Dennett.
Professor Stephen Hawking claims we must colonise another planet in the next 100 years.
Q&A with Lawrence Busch, author of a new book on the neoliberal takeover of higher education.
The best long-reads from the New Humanist this month.
Q&A with Ed Finn, author of "What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing".
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