Articles of Note

We repeatedly “discover” Heidegger’s Nazism. Philosophers wrote books, Nazis burned books; he did both. Why does this tension cause us such unease?... more »

New Books

The only way is Wessex. Thomas Hardy’s imagined region grew out of his London experiences — dinners, soirees, supervising cemetery reconfigurations... more »

Essays & Opinions

Inside the nonsense machine. ?i?ek’s ideas are repellent, argues Roger Scruton. Behind the slick, occasionally persuasive writing lie “little pellets of poison”... more »