Articles of Note

Did the ancient Greeks lack consciousness? So asserted Julian Jaynes, in a 1976 best seller. Now science has caught up with him... more »

New Books

The history of the book, once the domain of collectors, has been seized by scholars who've built a field around how people used to interact with print... more »

Essays & Opinions

Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is brilliant, readable, and short. It's also bad history, bad economics, and bad theology... more »