Articles of Note

“The hurricane does not roar in pentameters.” At the heart of The Tempest is a linguistic imperialism that still exists today. ... more »

New Books

When the milieu makes the philosopher. Descartes, Hobbes, and their contemporaries lived through the Scientific Revolution and several wars of religion. Their narratives matter... more »

Essays & Opinions

The genius of Duchamp’s “Fountain.” His porcelain urinal is more than a cultural oddity. It is both art and non-art, a self-referential philosophical paradox... more »