Jan 29, 2013 — Is your Mind real, or just an afterthought in the life of your brain? What if the Mind was something as real as Space and Time and Higgs Bosons?
Oct 30, 2012 — Can there be knowledge of right and wrong? Or is the idea that values can be the object of knowledge a grand illusion? Thomas Nagel, in his new book, comes down solidly on one side of this argument. Commentator Alva NoŽ weighs in with his thoughts.
Oct 12, 2012 — Can natural science find a place for us in its vision of the cosmos? Thomas Nagel, in a new book, demands we take this question seriously. He is right to do so.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Cleft by Doris May Lessing. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Aug 7, 2007 — For nearly 60 years, Doris Lessing has been writing some of the most daring and important fiction in English. In her new novel, she takes a long look back over her shoulder to try to fathom the origins of human life.