A Political and Literary Forum
Philosopher Karl Popper famously asked how to tell the two apart. His answer—falsifiability—hasn’t aged well, but the effort lives on.
Michael D. Gordin
Emerging technologies increase people's ability to wall themselves off from topics and opinions that they would prefer to avoid, creating serious dangers.
Black problems are real, and often getting worse. We need new leadership community-based leadership in the black community.
Eva T. Thorne, Eugene F. Rivers III
Germany's most influential jurist of the authoritarian right wing.
William E. Scheuerman
What Lyn Hejinian's poetry tells us about chance, fortune, and pleasure.
Egalitarianism must be understood as part of a more encompassing view of how best to live.
Milton Babbitt and John Cage.
On the degradation of universal citizenship.
G. M. Tamás
What the Indian constitutional tradition can teach about sex equality.
Martha C. Nussbaum
What the composer and Kant had in common.
More than two decades after her death in 1975, Hannah Arendt has emerged as the political theorist of the post-totalitarian moment.
Can religion and science be happily reconciled?
H. Allen Orr
Somebody needs to be for quality of life, not just quantity of stuff. And to do so requires an approach that does not trivialize consumption, but accords it the respect and centrality it deserves.
Juliet B. Schor
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
David Theo Goldberg
Chris Hong, Robert Manduca, Nic Johnson
Jules Joanne Gleeson
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