Articles of Note

Outdoor words like “acorn” are being dropped from some dictionaries to make space for indoor words, like “blog.” We’re losing our vocabulary of the natural world... more »

New Books

Looking back at his philosophy dissertation 46 years later, T.S. Eliot was flummoxed. “I do not pretend to understand it”... more »

Essays & Opinions

We can – and should – scrutinize intellectual debates of the past. But that won’t prevent us from having the same debates over and over again... more »