Articles of Note

Philosophers have criticized luxury for a long time. But the consensus has always had its critics: the philosophers who like stuff... more »

New Books

James C. Scott faults civilization for destroying the freedom and equality of our ancestors. But civilization is why we value such ideals in the first place... more »

Essays & Opinions

Few women were associated with Partisan Review, and even fewer had identities as something more than literary wives. Consider Elizabeth Hardwick... more »