Articles of Note

Big Science, Big Data, and now Big History. Is taking the broadest possible view really a panacea, or just another impractical way of relating the past?... more »

New Books

Democracies lurch from crisis to crisis without ever addressing root causes ? but also without collapsing. The result: complacency and drift... more »

Essays & Opinions

Montaigne thought that animals could speak but that man was too arrogant to hear them. So if your dog spoke up, what would she say?... more »