Articles of Note

Richard Bernstein considered Arendt, Rorty, and Habermas not just philosophical interlocutors. They were also his friends... more »

New Books

Lost languages. Linear Elamite was finally decrypted last summer. But being able to read a script is not the same as understanding the language itself... more »

Essays & Opinions

Achilles tore at his hair; Edvard Munch painted blank faces. The aesthetics of pain have varied enormously ... more »