Exploring the Big Questions
Humanity must reply to this question, or be shaken to pieces by it.
Just a test. Testing headings and pictures and galleries with line length.
The body is a great reason, a plurality with one sense, a war and a peace, a herd and a shepherd.
So persuasively did they speak; and yet they have hardly uttered a word of truth. Read one of Plato’s most powerful works.
A powerful short film based on a speech by David Foster Wallace.
Information is everywhere. Here’s our growing list of places that keep learning alive online.
The day will include talks by notable interdisciplinary scholars, including Professor Robert Fowler, Dr. Sarah Dillon, Dr. Kathryn Telling and Dr. Liz Bird.
Grammar is recognised as one of the seven liberal arts. The School of Life offers a brief but fascinating explanation of the subtlety of the semicolon.
Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around things.
In Plato’s Republic the allegory of the cave reveals that each of us has a unique capacity to learn.
In 1977 a team of NASA scientists sent two spacecraft into the distant reaches of our universe.
Neuroscience was part of the dinner conversation in my family, often a prerequisite for truth. Want to talk about art? Not without neuroscience.
This is Water is a commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace on 21st May 2005 at Kenyon College.
Might it be said that the two most important things that education has to do contradict each other.
Higher education has now joined the growing list of subjects about which it is increasingly difficult to have an informed public argument.