There has been a flurry of articles of late listing important things that scientists, politicians and the public should know about each other. I am logging them here because I enjoyed each of the pieces and think it likely that … Continue reading →
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La mente dipinta
Giovanni Fioriti Editore 2013, pp. 216, €23.
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La mente dipinta, scritto da Alfonso Troisi, è un libro originale: ci mostra 15 dipinti di pittori famosi, ciascuno punto di partenza per un discorso sulla professione di psichiatra, il vero mestiere di chi scrive. Certamente non il mio, il che fa sì che mi trovi in difficoltà nel fornire una recensione di questo aspetto dell’opera, sia pure offerto come
(Every day until December 25, I’m posting a science-related image and description.) Day 7 Stars seem like permanent fixtures in the sky. We know they move, evolve, and die, but that process is extremely slow on the scale of human history. Their relative stability has allowed for celestial navigation, discovered independently by many cultures, as […]
I’m confused by this political science paper I’m editing. The guy wants to find a middle way for the EU between two kinds of authoritarianism: technocracy and populism. I understand the first word to mean ”rule by academic experts who don’t care what the voters say”, and the second to mean ”rule by uneducated clowns…