Brian Robinson (Texas A&M), Michael O’Rourke (Michigan State), and Chad Gonnerman (Southern Indiana): Experimental Philosophy of Science and Philosophical Differences across the Sciences. Heidi L. Maibom (Cincinnati): What Can Philosophers Learn from Psychopathy? Robert Zaretsky on remembering Simone Weil: The price and the purpose of philosophy. Stuart Walton reviews Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers by Costica Bradatan. Multi-scale and existentialist freedoms: Richard Marshall interviews Mariam Thalos, author of Without Hierarchies: The Scale Freedom of the Universe. About time: Julian Baggini on why western philosophy can only teach us so much.


Jack M. Balkin (Yale): Free Speech is a Triangle (“The vision of free expression that characterized much of the twentieth century is inadequate to protect free expression today”). Total GOP control in Washington is about to end — what did they get out of it? Generation: Ben Little and Alison Winch on the politics of patriarchy and social change. Constitutional hardball is back — look out. To understand the Paris “yellow vests” riots, look to French Guiana. Is all women’s anger created equal? John D. Dingell: “I served in Congress longer than anyone. Here’s how to fix it — abolish the Senate and publicly fund elections”. Wikipedia’s co-founder wanted to let readers edit the news — what went wrong?


Why is populism suddenly all the rage? “The liberal order is the incubator for authoritarianism”: Francis Wade interviews Pankaj Mishra, author of Age of Anger: A History of the Present. Nationalists of the world, unite? Though internationalism has been the preserve of the Left at least since the French Revolution, it has now assumed a paradoxical role in modern right-wing populist and nationalist movements. The complex roots of populism: Gavin Jacobson reviews What is Populism? by Jan-Werner Muller; National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin; Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser; and For a Left Populism by Chantal Mouffe. In search of a new equilibrium: Immigration policymaking in the newest era of nativist populism.

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