Writing lessons we can learn from Vincent Van Gogh

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Books for up in the attic, a creepy castle, and under the harvest moon

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Haunted houses as a home for feminine horror

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The Apeiron Blog Newsletter

Philosophy in the news and our picks of the week.

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Philosophy in the News


Books to read in the crisp September air

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Understanding Rooney’s relationships as a political performance

Paul Mescal and Daisy-Edgar Jones as Connell and Marianne. Image from NBC


On Renaissance art and Romantic ambitions

“The Birth of Venus” by Sandro Botticelli. Hung in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy, c. 1484–1486. Image from ArtNet


The Apeiron Blog Newsletter

Philosophy in the news and our picks of the week.

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Philosophy in the News

The more the universe seems comprehensible,” Nobel laureate physicist Steven Weinberg wrote, “the more it also seems pointless.” Weinberg, who recently passed at the age of 88, made the conclusion in his 1977 book The First Three Minutes that “whatever the universe is about, it sure as heck isn’t about us.” I wanted to explore this statement further through the articles this week: how we make sense of the universe we live in, and the inextricable link between philosophy and space.


For under the willow tree, in the garden hammock, on the coast

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Mallika Vasak

Turtleneck wearer, art-gallery starer. Find me in bookstores someday

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