Articles of Note

“Our premodern precursors often had a special mechanism for dealing with old people who faltered. Quite simply: they killed them... more »

New Books

“She is crazy!” Charles de Gaulle said of Simone Weil. That was a common view. Impractical and odd, she was also undeniably admirable... more »

Essays & Opinions

Barbara Johnson’s concept of muteness envy is the result when a culture needs a way to feel power and powerlessness at once... more »