Articles of Note

On April 6, 1922, Albert Einstein met Henri Bergson at Société française de philosophie. The encounter marks the beginning of philosophy's eclipse by science... more »

New Books

How Patti Smith spends her days: On a bizarre, bohemian death cruise, taking blurry Polaroids of writers’ graves and meditating on pebbles... more »

Essays & Opinions

Yes, fitness clubs can be dehumanizing orgies of exhibitionism and self-regard. But intellectual scorn for exercise misunderstands why we work out... more »