Articles of Note

It's been said that the novelist is the historian of the present and the historian the novelist of the past. Consider how Edward Gibbon aligned scholarship with art... more »

New Books

Richard Dawkins insists that he's misunderstood. No firebrand, he's driven less by hostility toward religion than by enchantment with scientific reason... more »

Essays & Opinions

Michael Lind has a modest proposal: abolish the social sciences. It's past time we acknowledged that the dream of a comprehensive science of society is a mistake... more »