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Dec 14, 2023

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey (Cato Institute)

Crossing: A Transgender Memoir


New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
“I visited womanhood and stayed. It was not for the pleasures, though I discovered many I had not imagined, and many pains too. But calculating pleasures and pains was not the point. The...

Dec 1, 2023

Alex Byrne (MIT)

Trouble with gender: Sex facts, gender fictions

Sex used to rule. Now gender identity is on the throne. Sex survives as a cheap imitation of its former self: assigned at birth, on a spectrum, socially constructed, and definitely not binary. Apparently quite a few of us fall outside the...

Nov 13, 2023

Slavoj Žižek (University of London, New York University, University of Ljubljana)

Freedom: A Disease Without Cure

We are all afraid that new dangers pose a threat to our hard-won freedoms, so what deserves attention is precisely the notion of freedom.

The concept of freedom is deceptively simple. We think...

Oct 22, 2023

Bence Nanay (Antwerp) 

Mental Imagery: Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience

Mental Imagery: Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience is about mental imagery and the important work it does in our mental life. It plays a crucial role in the vast majority of our perceptual episodes. It also helps us understand many of...

Oct 6, 2023

Clancy Martin (University of Missouri in Kansas City; Ashoka University in Delhi, India) 

How not to kill yourself: A portrait of the suicidal mind.

FINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTION • A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • An intimate, insightful, at times even humorous blend of memoir and philosophy that examines...