Articles of Note

Hope amid cynicism, sickness, and death. Kierkegaard renounced worldly pleasures, like trips to the countryside and even marriage. But his vision wasn’t entirely pessimistic... more »

New Books

Romantic acolyte, professional doppelgänger, transcendental hack: Thomas De Quincey’s drug addiction may be the least interesting thing about him... more »

Essays & Opinions

Beyond self-evident. In a time of Lockean philosophy and trompe-l’oeil art, America’s founders embraced doubt and ambiguity. Was their stance a weakness?... more »