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Kieran Setiya

On the first English translation of Wittgenstein’s early private notebooks.

Peter Filkins

Her critical writings explore the interrelations of philosophy and poetry, politics and prose—all against the backdrop of a society remaking itself in the shadow of fascism.

Wendy A. Woloson

A cancer diagnosis reveals how pervasive consumerism has become, infecting even the stuff meant to heal us.

Teresa M. Bejan

Amidst growing suspicion that equality talk is cheap, a new book explains where egalitarianism went wrong—and what it still has to offer.

Mark D. Jordan

Against the philosopher’s dying wish, the final volume of History of Sexuality has now been published. How should we approach it, and what can it teach us about how Christianity shaped the modern self?

Annie Howard

Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Lathe of Heaven reminds us of the radical power of collective imagination.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

Racial redress should be modeled on the global anticolonial tradition of worldbuilding.

Michael Jackson

An anthropologist reflects on West African divination as a case study in hope during times of great uncertainty.

John Summers

The Judge Rotenberg Center, a Massachusetts school, still uses electric shock therapy to punish disabled students. How can an entire field of mental health accept this as fine?

A recording of a virtual roundtable to honor the life and work of Charles W. Mills.

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