Articles of Note

Did the Enlightenment have Buddhist roots? How Tibetan lamas, Siamese monks, and an Italian missionary inspired David Hume... more »

New Books

Outside of science, there isn't much progress in the history of thought. Bad ideas don't fade away, says John Gray. They simply recur... more »

Essays & Opinions

These days "Luddite" is a cudgel, an indictment of fuzzy-headed nostalgia. But the impulse to preserve a boundary between human and machine is anything but passé... more »