A Political and Literary Forum
Two new books take aim at the moral failures of meritocracy. But we can advocate for a more just society without giving up on merit.
Understanding consciousness may be easier than we thought.
How far will Egypt’s Islamists go?
On not knowing God.
Success by design.
But it isn't enough.
The good news about the culture wars.
John Gastil, Dan M. Kahan, Donald Braman
In which Marco borrows bus fare and enters politics.
Can the Republic live up to its ideals?
John R. Bowen
Why some philosophers say we can’t.
Cognitive science’s search for a common morality.
What we owe people who stay.
Joseph H. Carens
On the universals of language and rights.
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Robin D. G. Kelley
Michael Patrick Lynch
Alex de Waal
Jedediah Britton-Purdy, Amy Kapczynski, David Singh Grewal
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