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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Ian Gold

Ian Gold is a professor of philosophy and psychiatry at McGill University.

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Losing Our Heads

Neuroscience is a modern obsession worth billions. But is it the best way to understand ourselves? December 2016
Marvin Minsky, one of the fathers of artificial intelligence, famously said that minds are simply what brains do. Minsky‚Äôs credo has become a truism; it not only expresses our commitment to a scientific understanding of the mind but also captures the familiar idea that a deep theory can only come from a science of the…