Articles of Note

Who are the most influential intellectuals? Prospect offers a list of the 50 thinkers explaining and changing the world... more »

New Books

“We do not,” says Nicholas Christakis, “find a functional society without love, friendship, cooperation, or personal identity.” How hard has he looked?... more »

Essays & Opinions

The moon landing wasn't so much a triumph of science or a testament to the expansion of human horizons. The triumph was aesthetic... more »