Articles of Note

For Leonora Carrington, humanity was a seductive costume donned by dummies. Abandoning the costume courted madness but also brought liberation... more »

New Books

Fredrik deBoer and Michael Sandel say meritocracy is a bad idea, but really their beef is with the imperfect implementation of the system... more »

Essays & Opinions

A failed philosophical mission: Plato urged Dionysius I to abandon wine and orgies. In response, the tyrant sold Plato into slavery... more »