Articles of Note

Linguistic theories are, in part, explanations of human nature. For more than 50 years, Noam Chomsky's Universal Grammar has been dominant. Now it's coming undone... more »

New Books

A world without cats. They're cute, but don't be fooled: They're a menace to animal society. Is it morally acceptable to sacrifice one species over another?... more »

Essays & Opinions

“Your mind is a country I find very agreeable.” wrote Iris Murdoch to Raymond Queneau. But is it really possible to enter the well-guarded secrecy of another life?... more »