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Number 54 ~ Winter 2018

Essays

Algorithmic Injustice

Tafari Mbadiwe on how to keep criminal sentencing algorithms from entrenching racial inequality

Shakespeare’s Worlds of Science

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

The University the King Built

Waleed Al-Shobakky reports on a Saudi experiment to solve the West’s science malaise — and become a global research powerhouse

The Bicentennial of Frankenstein

The Idea Incarnate

Kirsten A. Hall on when our thoughts run away from us

Responsible Frankensteins?

Brendan P. Foht on the conceit that embryo researchers can play God, but ethically

Reviews and Reconsiderations

Disenchantment, Actually

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

The Political Path to GPS

Anthony Paletta describes how war and peace forged the universal map

Lives of the Immortalists

Olga Rachello on the human stories of people who don’t want to be human