Anthropology as Science
"Thorough, scientific anthropology can amount to something close to advocacy: it shows the richness of other worlds, and therefore the tragedy of destroying them."
Justin E. H. Smith defends anthropology as science and advocacy—against both the postmodern turn and the simplistic scientism of Napoleon Chagnon.
A Brief Chat with Martin Amis
By Simon Taylor.
“I don’t go back to my own stuff. As time gets thinner and shorter, the desire to push on is much stronger. I used to reread myself all the time. I thought a bottle of wine and a five-hour read of me was the ideal evening. But I don’t feel that anymore.”
Martin Amis talks about Lionel Asbo and the technical inferiority of his earlier novels.
An Interview with T. M. Scanlon
By Yascha Mounk.
"Philosophy is about deciding what to think, not about convincing other people what to think."
In his most extensive interview to date, Tim Scanlon talks about free will, choice, punishment, blame, tolerance, and the future of liberalism - as well as about his childhood and intellectual development.
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