The philosopher argues that a culture of debate, in which people of all backgrounds can openly discuss the truth, is philosophy's real answer to conflict.
Dogs are like wolves and should be fed raw meat and bones, says the author and founder of Honey's Real Dog Food company. He chooses the best books on dog food.
Sport can offer insights into philosophy and life in general, argues the philosophy professor and sports enthusiast. He chooses the best books on philosophy and sport.
The historian argues London is an intrinsically addictive city. He charts its history through its dependencies on chocolate, tobacco, coffee, tea, and LSD.
The futurist says work in futures is about patterns, not predictions. He recommends five books about the future that look backwards as well as forwards.
Everything we have been told about drugs and drug addiction and how society should deal with them is wrong, says the British author and journalist. He chooses the best books on the War on Drugs.
The evolutionary biologist tells us why it's impossible to clone a mammoth, and why we might want to. She guides us through five books that discuss biodiversity, extinction, and genetics.
Embracing a scientific worldview excludes the possibility of also believing in God, says the evolutionary biologist. He picks Five Books that help explain why this is the case.
What is art? Does it have to be good? Is it up to a museum curator or other expert to decide? If so, how did the first art arise? A leading philosopher chooses the best books on the philosophical questions surrounding art.
On the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, the author chooses books that sidestep the politics and "bring us back to the human story - the fact that this was history unfolding in real time."