Articles of Note

If moral responsibility and the social institutions that enforce it depend on belief in our own agency, what happens when we lose faith in free will?... more »

New Books

Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dostoyevsky regarded Alexander Herzen as one of the finest prose writers. Then Lenin praised him, and his reputation never recovered... more »

Essays & Opinions

The art of suffering. In private, Edith Piaf was a practical joker. On stage, she personified deprivation, pain, loss -- and she never broke character... more »