Articles of Note

What makes a European citizen? Francis Fukuyama puts the question to Jürgen Habermas. The answer, naturally, is complicated... more »

New Books

Cézanne without the luster. In his own time, he provoked outrage. His brush strokes were so ugly, said one critic, ?he could paint bad breath?... more »

Essays & Opinions

The mystery of gayness: Homosexuals reproduce less than heterosexuals, so why has natural selection not operated against it? A few theories... more »