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Edgar Morin turns 100, and continues his journey
On Thursday 8 July, France’s best-known intellectual celebrated his hundredth birthday – and eight decades of an exceptional scientific career, driven by a keen ambition to build bridges between...
Edgar Morin: In praise of complex thought
From French song writing to the mishaps of political parties, globalisation and secularism, the philosopher-sociologist Edgar Morin has turned his inquisitive mind to a wide range of topics. Yet even...
Linguistic Diversity: Food for Thought?
Is it possible—or even desirable—to impose a single language for the human sciences, just as English has become the international language of the hard sciences? According to the Dictionary of...
How Many Sexes Are There?
The Legacy of World War I
The Machine that Selected the Citizens of Athens
“Energy sobriety is not just a matter for individuals”
“Humans caused the overpopulation of wild boars”
Determining the role of climate change in extreme weather events