Articles of Note

The case for Van Gogh's suicide is tarnished by bad history, bad psychology, and bad forensics. So if he didn't shoot himself, who did?... more »

New Books

East German censors saw their role as enabling literature, not suppressing it. That's not to say, of course, that texts weren't rejected as ?late bourgeois?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Are we ourselves, or are we our souls? From Locke onward, philosophers have debated whether memory or morality shapes our identities... more »