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Steven Weinberg Glimpses the Promised Land

Winter 2019David Kordahl on how the sage of physics quarrels with politics and philosophy — and dreams of science’s last day

The Most Dangerous Possible German

Winter 2019Algis Valiunas on the ambiguous legacy of Werner Heisenberg, quantum genius and would-be inventor of the Nazi A-bomb

Make Physics Real Again

Winter 2019David Guaspari on why so many physicists have shrugged off the paradoxes of quantum mechanics

Why Do We Think We Are Disenchanted?

Summer/Fall 2018

Shakespeare’s Worlds of Science

Winter 2018

Natalie Elliot on cosmic and atomic upheaval in Hamlet, King Lear, and Romeo and Juliet

Disenchantment, Actually

Winter 2018Doug Sikkema on how myths, true or false, shape the conditions of our experience

Did Thomas Kuhn Kill Truth?

Spring 2018David Kordahl reviews filmmaker Errol Morris’s new book on whether the philosopher of science threw an ashtray at his head

Quantum Poetics

Summer/Fall 2017Samuel Matlack on why physics can’t get rid of metaphor

The Illusionist

Summer/Fall 2017David Bentley Hart on Daniel Dennett’s mindless materialism

Pop Goes the Physics

Spring 2017

David Kordahl on what’s left out of Sean Carroll’s The Big Picture

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