Author: Rebecca Hendershott, PhD Candidate in Biological Anthropology at ANU. When people ask her what this means, Rebecca says she chases monkeys through the forest. I study primates – both because they are interesting in their own right, and because they offer insight into our own species. Each and every primate individual I’ve met has felt like … Continue reading (Just) A Primate Person
Are You an Intellectual, or a Member of the Intelligentsia?
In some ways, it’s easier than ever before to be an expert in something - YouTube can teach you almost anything you want to know. At the same time though, it’s not the best time in history to purport to be an expert, either. And in a ‘post-fact era’, where politicians can make statements like … Continue reading Are You an Intellectual, or a Member of the Intelligentsia?