History of ideas

Black-and-white photo of two people in a small rowboat on a calm, open water body under a cloudy sky. The boat and its occupants are reflected clearly in the still water.

The nature of reality


How to think about time

This philosopher’s introduction to the nature of time could radically alter how you see your past and imagine your future

by Graeme A Forbes

History of ideas


An audiovisual odyssey into the heavens of astronomy and myth

A film by Bill Morrison

Coloured sketch of a man with a moustache seated and resting his head on his hand, with a window in the background.

History of ideas


How to read philosophy

The first thing to remember is that the great philosophers were only human. Then you can start disagreeing with them

by Charlie Huenemann

Thinkers and theories


How to deconstruct the world

Don’t believe everything you hear, read and watch. To puncture received ideas about culture, start thinking like Jacques Derrida

by Peter Salmon