Articles by Jim Holt
Teleportation and LSD trips could help us understand the nature of personal identity
Heard the one about the three theories of humour? Jokes are about humiliation, the release of inhibitions, or absurdity. The end of the world itself has the logical form of a joke. Geddit?
Even well-informed people make choices against their own interests. Should the government help them help themselves?
The interesting question on turnout is not why so few of us vote, but why so many