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What would it mean if we were to walk in his footsteps?
How did the conservative ideas of Friedrich Hayek and the Austrian school become our economic reality? By turning the market into the realm of great politics and morals.
The European émigré who became a philosopher of American cinema.
A philosopher’s broadside against Darwinism and materialism is mostly an instrument of mischief.
German “ordoliberalism” and Eurocrats have the EU on the brink, but Germany’s most famous philosopher remains optimistic about European democracy.
Why are moral and political thinkers failing to engage with the true, dispiriting scale of market sovereignty?
If our brains act according to the causal laws governing all matter, in what sense can we be said to be free?
Why early twentieth-century Americans—from anarchists to Baptist ministers—fell for the philosophy of Nietzsche.
Bettany Hughes's biography of Socrates is a book that Socrates himself, on a mean day, would have torn to shreds.
If peacemaking is teachable, why are school so reluctant to offer classes in peace studies?
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