Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Zora Neale Hurston—spurred on by Franz Boas—revolutionized the way we think about humanity.
In his new book, Steven Pinker is curiously blind to the power and benefits of small-town values.
The “elaborate detour” of having fun pays cognitive dividends.
A new look at what humans can learn from nonhuman minds
David Hume, the Buddha, and a search for the Eastern roots of the Western Enlightenment