Critique and communication: Philosophy's missions. A conversation with Jürgen Habermas. Highly recommended, also or even if you've never heard of Jürgen Habermas.

A promising idea in complexity theory may help prevent migraines, financial collapses, climate catastrophes and more.

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art houses one of the world's greatest unseen collections of modern art.

This is great and very useful (if you live in London that is): a map showing the average walking times between central London's Tube stations.

"The only people who know exactly where that train is are on the train itself."

Syria update: "all parties are too strong to be defeated, but too weak to win."

René Girard, who is best known for his mimetic theory, has passed away.

Karl Ove Knausgaard reviews Michel Houellebecq’s Submission for the New York Times.