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THE LOWDOWN

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Pop culture Tragic Green Lanterns

Snapshot: George Santayana An intellectual vagabond

REVIEW

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New books Parenting, Darwin, Facebook and fireside chats

Author Q&A Hurley, Dennett and Adams get inside jokes

Imagine that Guitar Hero

Review of reviews What the critics said

LAST WORD

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My philosophy Bettany Hughes excavates Socrates

The Skeptic UFOs in Wikileaks?

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