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May 9-16, 2016 Issue

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  • Books and the Arts

    How to Succeed on Broadway!

    Why is Arthur Miller one of the most lauded American playwrights—and one of the most vilified?

    Alisa Solomon

  • Hume’s Call to Action

    For philosophy to be effective, it has to understand the world in which it operates. David Hume brought history and politics to the realm of ideas.

    Richard Bourke

  • Can an Unfinished Piece of Art Also Be Complete?

    An exhibit at the Met Breuer explores the differences between completing and finishing an artwork.

    Barry Schwabsky

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