Topic: Thomas Hobbes
A look back over the years at the major stages of artificial intelligence design.
In the past week, Egypt dissolved parliament, gave a constitutional super-vote to its generals, and reinstated sweeping powers of detention over security concerns. A roundup of reactions.
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, who was honored Wednesday on his 155th birthday, helped explain how even nothing at all can be something.
Readers, respond: Did Descartes ever argue that all useful human institutions are products of "conscious reason"?
08/24/2010 07:35 am
Overwhelming American force hasn't been able to restore order in Iraq and Afghanistan. Humpty Dumpty illustrates why.
06/28/2010 01:00 am
The Library of Congress plan to archive all communication on Twitter has us wondering how history would sound if Twitter had been around in 1776.
04/16/2010 02:24 pm
An Oxford don turned management consultant shows how your most mundane moments are grounded in philosophy.
03/27/2010 06:35 am