Why Is the World So Beautiful?
Nobel physicist Frank Wilczek sees beauty as a compass for truth, discovery, and meaning.
How Much Can We Know?
The reach of the scientific method is constrained by the limitations of our tools and the intrinsic impenetrability of some of nature’s deepest questions.
Limits of Science
When It’s Playtime, Many Kids Prefer Reality Over Fantasy
Given a choice between fantasy play and doing the things that adults do, children prefer reality-based tasks, studies suggest.
How Does Philosophy Illuminate the Physical World?
Philosopher Alvin Plantinga answers the question.
Closer To Truth
Which Is More Fundamental: Processes or Things?
Metaphysics is not only an arcane branch of philosophy: Human beings use metaphysical assumptions to navigate the world. Assumptions about what exists and what is fundamental exert a powerful influence on our lives.
What’s fundamental? A new interview series with Max Tegmark, Sean Carroll, Anthony Aguirre, Paul Davies, and more tries to find out.
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