Tamsin Shaw

Tamsin Shaw is Associate Professor of European and Mediterranean Studies and Philosophy at NYU and the author of Nietzsche’s Political Skepticism. (April 2018)

The Psychologists Take Power

We should be wary of conferring moral authority on sources that have no plausible claims to such authority

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

by Jonathan Haidt

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

by Steven Pinker

Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil

by Paul Bloom

The Power of Ideals: The Real Story of Moral Choice

by William Damon and Anne Colby

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

by Joshua Greene

Report to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association: Independent Review Relating to APA Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations, and Torture

by David H. Hoffman and others

The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Estimating the Reproducibility of Psychological Science

by Brian Nosek and others

Head Strong: How Psychology Is Revolutionizing War

by Michael D. Matthews

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February 25, 2016 issue

Friedrich Nietzsche on the veranda of his parents’ house in Naumburg; portrait by Curt Stoeving, 1894. The inscription is from Thus Spoke Zarathustra: ‘My suffering and my pity/What do I care!/Am I striving for happiness?/I am striving for my work.’

Nietzsche: ‘The Lightning Fire’

The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Thought

by Krzysztof Michalski, translated from the Polish by Benjamin Paloff

October 24, 2013 issue

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