Books

Weekly Reading List #7: Fasting, Fever, And Not Giving A Fuck

I finally have my brain fully back! It’s been switching on and off over the past year based on the number and strength of pills I’ve been on at any given time. So more like a dimmer switch than a straight on/off affair. However, as of yesterday I am off aaaaallll the meds. Let’s see how this goes.

The most exciting thing about this, of course, is that I can read books again. And not just novels and things that require zero brain power, butĀ real books. Big books. Thick philosophical books. (I know novels can be all those things too, but boy have I missed philosophy.)

Here’s what I read this week.

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Academia

Academic Round-Up: Facebook, Tattoos, Rape Myths and the Philosophy of Space-Time

Below is a round-up of recent research in psychology, anthropology, sociology and physics.

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Academia

Academic Round-Up: OCD Treatments, Cultural Evolution and 5th Century Sanctuary Rites

Below is a round-up of news from various academic fields this week.

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