Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.
Does David Bromwich’s idea of a Burkean left amount to anything more than contempt for Obama?
Democracy was once a comforting fiction. Has it become an uninhabitable one?
It’s one of the most ticklish questions of liberal philosophy.
Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok.
How did an essential figure in the modern revival of liberal political philosophy end up pondering issues of theology?
Does John Gray counsel anything more than avoidance of the ideological excesses he scorns?
Seeing not a person but a thing was the crime of crimes for Primo Levi.
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic of Hannah Arendt is a film about ideas that remains intellectually detached from them.
For Margaret Thatcher as for today’s happiness industry, there is no such thing as society.