America faces an epidemic of bad thinking. Does the cure lie in rationality and humanistic logic — or are more radical remedies necessary?
'We analytic philosophers pick up our worldview by osmosis.'
Hilary Mantel, who spent much of her life in the past with the dead, is dead. She was 70 ... more » Piet Mondrian and the patient pursuit of perfection…
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"My business was boredom. For years, I was the person whose job it was to keep you clicking, to keep you scrolling" ... more » The last days of John…
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Lionel Shriver seeks to enlighten our “dour and censorious age” by waging a war on the “culture police.”
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In the post-plague decades, Londoners ignored inflation and embraced the joys of consumerism.
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Joseph Roth is the most famous drunk, Jewish, fabulist, writer you’ve probably never heard of.
The concrete block is inescapable.
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GPT-3, an AI program, can write essays, op-eds, tweets, and dad jokes.
When is a rose not just a rose? When it's planted by George Orwell.
Tom Stoppard, the "apostle of detachment," is getting in touch with his emotions: sadness, mortality, melancholy, vulnerability ... more » The history…
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In his early works, Ian McEwan mostly dissected depravity...
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