Reviews & Essays

Why Does the World Exist?

Wrestling with the eternal quandary at the heart of the universe.

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The Thinking Read

Socrates: A Man for Our Times

A new look at the life of the Greek thinker whose questions proved fundamental to Western philosophy.

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Reviews & Essays

Which "Aesthetics" Do You Mean?

Leonard Koren offers a uniquely personal take on the question of what defines the beautiful.

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Reviews & Essays

Fate, Time, and Language

An early work of bold philosophical inquiry by the celebrated novelist sheds light on a literary mind in the making.

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Reviews & Essays

The Moral Landscape

A prominent "new atheist" argues reveal that morality falls well within the area of inquiry that is governed by science.

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Reviews & Essays

The Second Sex

A new translation of the groundbreaking book that asked women to rethink everything they'd been taught.

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The Thinking Read

Olympian Mind

The journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson reveal the committed, passionate writer at work.

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