According to philosopher Sebastian Watzl, what you pay attention to is a moral question that concerns society as a whole.
We cannot simply accept words that contribute to oppression or exclusion, says philosopher Joey Pollock.
A prominent Munch biography inspired by psychoanalysis, the racial theory of its time, and the artist's self representation has contributed to the artist myth.
According to Aristotle we need more than one good day to live a happy life. But how much time do we need in order to achieve happiness? Philosopher Hilde Vinje has been searching for the answer.
The handling of the covid-19 outbreak raises a philosophical discussion about the basis of state power that goes back hundreds of years.
Researcher Karen Crowther reckons critical thinking can assist with the hunt for the theory that can describe “everything”.
Mussolini and the Italian fascists used Latin – the language of powerful men like Caesar and Augustus — to portray themselves as the rightful heirs of the Roman Empire.
Martin Luther referred to her as "crazy Birgitta", while August Strindberg called her a "devilish woman". Saint Birgitta of Sweden had a strong influence on female writers and philosophers during the Renaissance in Italy. This is revealed by new research at UiO.
In the UiO’s papyrus collection are receipts, passport stamps and personal texts about love.
For over 70 years seven different countries have claimed sovereignty over parts of Antarctica. But are these claims legitimate? This issue is now going to be considered by a group of philosophers.
Truth. Race. Knowledge. Man. Woman. These concepts define how we think about the world and ourselves, but they are not stable. Many concepts are defective and should be improved. Some must be revised.
Design is not merely creating something. Design can kill, and design can bring about global progress. Visions of a more sustainable future can be found in the history of design. Now these visions are being dug up.
In Roman Egypt, 14-year-old boys were enrolled in a youth organization in order to learn to be good citizens.
Edvard Munch produced his lithographs as part of a communication strategy that also included network-building and extensive use of the media.
Permitting extreme utterances in public discourse will enhance rather than counteract prejudices prevailing in society, says Norwegian scholar.
Dioscorus of Aphrodito was the last poet of antiquity. Most likely, he was also involved in business with a monastery; this we can learn from a letter from the 6th century. The papyrus document belongs to the University of Oslo Library.