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The Therapy of Desire: Toward a Revolutionary Philosophy . On how philosophy can deepen our humility and humanity.

Resurrecting the Soul in a Secular Age. On Mark Edmundson’s Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals .


Ascending to the Cloud: Art after Humanity and Meyohas' Cloud of Petals.  Red Bull Arts. 

Finding meaning on the Upper East Side: Wet Eyes. A look at the sacred in the everyday at Wet Eyes, a recent exhibition at Meyohas, an apartment gallery on the Upper East Side.

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Technology & Religion

The Vibrant Religious Life of Silicon Valley, and Why It’s Killing the Economy. On Jaron Lanier’s Who Owns the Future?

Science vs. Religion and Other Modern Myths. On Peter Harrison’s The Territories of Science and Religion, and Jerry Coyne’s Faith versus Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible.

How to Be Human in a Machine World. On Geoff Colvin’s Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will.

Philosophy & Culture

Decolonizing Philosophy.  Samuel Loncar Interviews Carlos Fraenkel and Peter Adamson about Islam, Reason, and Religion.

The Wisdom of Death. On Costica Bradatan’s Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers.

An America Without Borders. On the meaning of America.

American Memory, American Tragedy. On the Charleston murders and America, past and present.




“Modernity and Hunger.” The Windhover. 

“The Kitchen Window.” Ponder Review.