Elite Education, Art and Exile, and More
In a just world, says Jonny Thakkar, the college where he teaches wouldn’t exist.
In a just world, says Jonny Thakkar, the college where he teaches wouldn’t exist. “The mere possibility would be regarded as obscene”
Building an art collection is akin to building an identity. What happens when that collection is looted?
Francis Fukuyama is no prophet. “The end of history” is just so grand that it endures as a theoretical piñata.
Wittgenstein’s Tractatus is known as a great work of philosophy. Is it also an immaculate volume of modernist poetry?
Richard Burton kept returning to the subject of melancholy because writing helped him assuage his own despair.