All you should know, Ivanka, is that you know nothing.
Pop singers waxing eloquent about love and sex freely borrow from the religious vernacular. Religion returns the compliment.
Bertrand Russell, who contributed to the Forward for more than four years, explored many topics, including China, modern marriage and cinema.
“In a society which respects age almost all positions of responsibility go to ignorant and pretentious humbugs,” Russell wrote 90 years ago.
Hannah Arendt’s blockbuster The Origins of Totalitarianism is selling more than ever in the age of Trump.
In an essay both bizarre and deeply moving, Emory University professor George Yancy challenges us to see the divine in each other.
Being poor, being ill, being, even momentarily, not blessed in every way, is not a moral failing.
Read a fascinating interview spotted on OpenCulture between Jewish philosopher Jacques Derrida and jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, cloning, gene therapy. Some technical advances make us question what personhood means. Jewish philosophy professor Alan Mittleman offers some guidance.
Martin Heidegger’s existential philosophy has long been undermined by his Nazi sympathies. The forthcoming publication of his ‘Black Notebooks’ promise to reignite the controversy.