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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

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…