Adam Zeman

A dark universe of the imagination

The Darker the Night, The Brighter the Stars is a wonderful, strange, genre-defying book

The Self Is Everywhere — And Yet Nowhere

In the absence of the soul, selfhood is located in the brain. But can identity be identified?

Anything Dennett Can Do, Scruton Does Meta

Two thinkers offer contrasting but complementary ways of thinking about human nature

What Is It Like To Be Conscious?

Our minds evolved to make life worth living, a new theory claims

A Brain of Two Halves

The Master and his Emissary — The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World by Iain McGilchrist

The Science of the Soul

Man is three in one: a physical system, a living creature and a conscious mind. But how are they related? Neuroscience gives us some — but not all — the answers

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"