Articles of Note

Tastes like chicken. Why is the phrase a constant? The story began 350 million years ago, with an iguana-like animal, Pederpes finneyae... more »

New Books

Leviathan was always an enemy-maker for Hobbes, for a time the most loathed thinker in Britain. But his heresies helped generate British philosophy... more »

Essays & Opinions

Call Susan Jacoby an "ugly old atheist" if you choose, but don't dare describe her atheism as "soft". It's by no means flabby or weak-minded... more »