Articles of Note

G.K. Chesterton inveighed against pessimism, determinism, pragmatism, even Impressionism. Yes, Impressionism: 'It puts what one notices above what one knows?... more »

New Books

Wilde in America. Clad in green-velvet knee breeches and patent-leather shoes, he crossed the continent in search of attention... more »

Essays & Opinions

?i?ek ad nauseam. Same jokes, same provocations, an endless loop of ?new? books: He is a philosophic iPod shuffle... more »