Articles of Note

Forget J.M.W. Turner the man. He lived only to paint, so the (often sordid) details of his biography are irrelevant, right? Not quite…... more »

New Books

Alfred Hitchcock was scared of heights, policemen, imprisonment, and other people. But his neuroses meshed well with his talent. The result: a superb fantasist of fear... more »

Essays & Opinions

From bats to algorithms to aliens: Can we ever understand consciousness in a form radically different from our own? The question was a challenge to Wittgenstein, Nagel, Chalmers... more »