At Agnes Callard’s Night Owls events, students ask the big questions.
Excerpt from Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood by Claire Hoffman, AMʼ05.
The Transcendental Meditation movement’s goals were utopian but life for its followers wasn’t always blissful, Claire Hoffman, AM’05, writes in a new memoir.
Martha C. Nussbaum argues a culture of rage and retribution is harming American society.
Philosophy professor Candace Vogler is on the case.
A religion professor parses the moral language of modern diets.
William Wimsatt follows ideas where they lead—and takes his students with him.
Philosopher Irad Kimhi teaches unhappiness in his own way.
From our print archive: Ernest Hemingway's positive sources of satisfaction and happiness.
Philosopher Jesse Prinz, PhD’97, trains a skeptical eye on biological accounts of our behavior, beliefs, and emotions.
Joshua Mitchell, PhD’89, reflects on how students from Washington to Iraq differ in their understanding of Tocqueville’s “lonely man” in the democratic age.