Nietzsche and the Nazis

Nietzsche called himself the “last antipolitical German,” a declaration that did little to deter Nazi officials from staking a claim on his ideas…
Nietzsche called himself the “last antipolitical German,” a declaration that did little to deter Nazi officials from staking a claim on his ideas… [More]

On modern art

Three trends in art – technology, abstraction, conceptualism – opened the door for dilettantes and amateurs, so Julian Baggini walked right in…
Three trends in art – technology, abstraction, conceptualism – opened the door for dilettantes and amateurs, so Julian Baggini walked right in… [More]

On obituaries

When the life of the mind reaches an end. Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen combs obituaries in search of companions of the intellect…
When the life of the mind reaches an end. Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen combs obituaries in search of companions of the intellect… [More]

Once Upon a Time in the West

Science in an age of instrument worship. High-tech tools are mental prostheses, replacing the skills of hypothesis and imagination…
Science in an age of instrument worship. High-tech tools are mental prostheses, replacing the skills of hypothesis and imagination… [More]

Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia, self-described street-smart feminist, is worried about men. “Masculinity is just becoming something that is imitated from the movies”… more»
Camille Paglia, self-described street-smart feminist, is worried about men. “Masculinity is just becoming something that is imitated from the movies”… more» [More]

The Brooklyn Burkeans

“Mugged by reality” is how Irving Kristol explained his move from left to right. But his neoconservatism wasn’t an epiphany. It was an odyssey… more»
“Mugged by reality” is how Irving Kristol explained his move from left to right. But his neoconservatism wasn’t an epiphany. It was an odyssey… more» [More]