Blogs are meant to be part of the larger, daily conversation. One of the great failures of conversation is, of course, simply waiting for your turn to speak. I’ve found myself listening recently and not quite sure what to say next. For the moment, Pop Bioethics is on pause.
For those of you who’ve [...]
Pop Bioethics has been dormant longer than I’d care to admit.
A new career path, a new apartment in a new borough, and the loss of a beloved family member formed a triumvirate fulcrum upon which my life has pivoted this past month. Writing has been neigh impossible.
I spend a [...]
Do you like science? Do you like thinking about science? Do you like thinking about thinking about science?
Oh, well then do I have a gift for you.
Discover Magazine has launched their newest group blog, The Crux. The Crux is about science, meaning it covers everything scientific and Science itself, as [...]
Edward Tenner at the Atlantic outlines why philosophy is the king of the humanities:
Thus philosophy is a demanding major. The chairman of the Villanova University department is quoted as counseling students with mediocre grade point averages away from concentration. Philosophy majors also score highest among disciplines in verbal reasoning and analytical [...]
The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. In the sciences I read Nature,Scientific American, Science, New Scientist, Discover. General-interest publications include The Economist, The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, Wired, The Atlantic, Prospect. In all cases, I read the print editions. Online, the first stop is always Arts & [...]
After a hiatus brought on by several new jobs, a brutal semester, and general panic, the blog is back. Really, I never went away, as I’ve been blogging away merrily at Discover Magazine’s Science Not Fiction. But sometimes I felt the need to write about things that just weren’t on the radar [...]
AboutPop Bioethics, written by Kyle Munkittrick, is an effort to study the ethics of the continuing evolution of the human species via the lens of pop culture and be somewhat entertaining in the process.