UCLA historian Nile Green describes how deliberately changing our vocabulary forces us to deepen our cultural understanding.
Princeton University historian David Cannadine describes how the study of history gives us a much deeper understanding of many important contemporary issues.
UCLA historian Margaret Jacob describes how a careful study of history can increase our understanding of basic human motivations.
We are in a situation where virtually everyone has heard about “The Two Cultures”, but most of us are actually wrong about its meaning.
University of Oxford historian John Elliott on the key role of imagination when historians examine historical records since they are usually written from only one perspective.
Princeton University historian of science Michael Gordin on falsification and science vs. pseudoscience.