June 20, 2014

Birth Control and the Rights of Women: Post-Suffrage Feminism in the Early Twentieth Century, by Clare Debenham

(The Times Higher Education) – Was birth control a feminist issue? For anyone who reads this book, the conclusion will be a resounding yes. But social movements are complex. The birth control campaign included socialists, neo-Malthusians and eugenicists, many of … Read More

June 20, 2014

Truly Human Enhancement by Nicholas Agar and Humanity Enhanced by Russell Blackford – Reviews

(The Guardian) – Fantasies of human enhancement have a long history, from early myths about supernormal strength and eternal life to 20th-century comic superheroes: Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and their many emulators. While early attempts to achieve superpowers in real life – … Read More

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