Articles of Note

In its belief that what matters is information rather than insight, society has become what Wittgenstein feared. That could explain his unpopularity... more »

New Books

E. O. Wilson suggests that evolution can “make sense” of art. But the relationship between biology and creativity is more complicated — and less determinative — than that... more »

Essays & Opinions

Coleridge and Wordsworth, Byron and Shelley. We’ve long celebrated male literary friendships while labeling female authors isolated eccentrics. Time to correct the record... more »