Many Americans don’t believe the scientific consensus. Philosopher Michael Goldsby talks about why, and examines how good people can be led to bad ideas.
A new wave of brain-enhancing technologies could literally change our minds. But should they? Excerpts from our conversation on the future of the human mind.
Democracy depends on disagreement without demonization, but that’s easier said than done. Philosopher David E. Smith has tips for how to talk with others about things that matter.
Cabin Fever Kids, a free downloadable book from Humanities Washington, helps kids uncover the deeper meaning in deceptively simple children’s literature.
A new digital book featuring fun and fascinating questions based on children’s literature, designed for parents and teachers looking to get kids thinking more deeply about life’s big issues.
We asked a wide range of Washington writers how language, storytelling, literature, philosophy, and poetry can help us during troubled times. Here’s what they said.
Technology alone won’t save us from climate change. We have to fundamentally shift how we view our role on earth, says professor Brian Henning.
In this time of social distancing, join Humanities Washington for questions designed to bring you deeper connections.
Looking for solace, context, strength, or hope in the face of a global pandemic? These authors can help.
A philosopher on why anger has become the default reaction toward those we disagree with—and what we can do about it.