Articles of Note

The idea of willpower has an intuitive hold on our imaginations, rooted in social attitudes and philosophical speculation — not science ... more »

New Books

Evelyn Waugh, the funniest writer of his generation, was a famously charming companion. Unless you were a member of his family... more »

Essays & Opinions

Inside David Gelernter's eclectic mind. The computer scientist on the recursive structure of architecture, why Schubert is the greatest composer, and the ideological narrowness of commercial magazines ... more »