Dear Readers, I’m afraid this is going to be the last post here at Scientia Salon. It has been a good, if short, run. From March 2014 to this month we have published 152 articles, received more than 15,000 comments,… Read More ›
The basic and most frequent type of article at Scientia Salon: written by an academic, on a topic of her competence (possibly her own research), aimed at the general public.
The false dichotomy of nature-nurture, with notes on feminism, transgenderism, and the construction of races
by Massimo Pigliucci This is my third essay on what has become an informal series on socially relevant false dichotomies (the first one was on “trigger warnings” , the second one on Islamophobia ). On this occasion I’m going to focus… Read More ›
by Markus Eronen Everything in philosophy seems to come in levels. There are levels of organization, levels of abstraction, levels of being, levels of explanation, levels of complexity, levels of analysis… and the list goes on. For example, British emergentists… Read More ›
by Massimo Pigliucci We are happy to announce the release of the first collection of essays published in the online magazine Scientia Salon to see the light, and there will hopefully be many more to follow. Scientia Salon is devoted to… Read More ›