"The fate of artists and of art itself is in the hands of too few persons, who share kindred tastes and cultish dogma," says <strong>Jonathan Meades.</strong> It is a cult of "puritanical, po-faced, censorious nothingness"

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Lecturer in Philosophy (Ethics and Critical Thinking)

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Asia/Africa/Australasia Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of
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<strong>Elizabeth Bishop</strong> had astonishing control and poetic technique. But below the surface was a gushing emotional register. Was she the loneliest person who ever lived?

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&ldquo;<strong>O Niebuhr, Where Art Thou?</strong>&rdquo; He died along with the literate public's interest in theology. Now Christian thought is in a long retreat. It doesn&rsquo;t have to be that way

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Unequivocal Justice

2017.10.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christopher Freiman, Unequivocal Justice, Routledge, 2017, 157 pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138628229. Reviewed by Andrew I.
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Poor George Orwell. The bare-knuckled revolutionary has been reduced to a cuddly, bipartisan grandpa. <strong>Orwell&rsquo;s deradicalization</strong> has a long and shameless history

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The past should be studied only to expose its failings. Or so goes liberal logic. How <strong>disparaging the past</strong> become a mark of intellectual respectability

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<strong>Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn</strong> was a political writer. But to see life solely in political terms, he believed, is to misunderstand it. The meaning of life lies elsewhere

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The Age of Responsibility

2017.10.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Yascha Mounk, The Age of Responsibility, Harvard University Press, 2017, 280 pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780674545465. Reviewed
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Many of <strong>Alexander Calder</strong>'s greatest works have their genesis in children&rsquo;s toys. He was an overgrown man-child with a deep affinity for play<strong><br /></strong>

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