Articles of Note

Edna O'Brien has written often about love and beauty. In her new novel - maybe her last - she turns her attention toward evil ... more »

New Books

Books aren't for diversion, distraction, or even mere reading. They are for marking up. As a 16th-century writer put it: “Using a book, not reading it, makes us wise”... more »

Essays & Opinions

For centuries, moral intuition and ethics were the domain of philosophers. Now evolutionary psychologists and neuroscientists think they have better moral arguments. They're wrong... more »