Naked at a Party

Posted on by David Gelber

Thanks to the many excellent popularising science books now available, non-scientists can witness the unfolding sagas of the five currently most exciting and important sciences – genetics, particle physics, brain research, palaeoanthropology and astronomy. This is as it should be. The more scientific literacy there is, and, with it, understanding of the aims, successes and […]

They May Have an Emotional Hole

Posted on by David Gelber

Animals have become a problem, a zone of serious instability in our moral self-perception. On the one hand, we seem to be an unusually caring age – domestic pets are pampered as never before, people are upset about fox-hunting, they fear for the fate of whales and other endangered species and they demand the extension […]

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