Scientific Authority and the Democratic Narrative

Jason Blakely

Democracy and science can be mutually reinforcing only if there is a recognition of the limited authority of each.

To Forgive Us Our Trespasses…

Nancy Isenberg

In the words of retired Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy,  “a people confident in its laws and institutions should not be ashamed of mercy.”

A Divine Comedy

Eugene McCarraher

Like the “radical orthodoxy” associated with John Milbank, Stanley Hauerwas, and an array of other British and American theologians, Hart’s project of rejuvenation has been no narrowly theological or academic exercise.


B.D. McClay

Cancel ’s murkiness has made it a very useful word for pushing already contentious or delicate matters into the realm of total confusion.

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America on the Brink

Will the myths that once bound the nation hold?

Of Continuing Interest

A selection of articles from the archives

The New Anti-Intellectualism

Andrew Piper

Never before has it been so fashionable to be against numerical thinking.

In Me We Trust

Donna Dickenson

What we are actually witnessing in the genetic enclosure movement is the tragedy of the anti-commons.

Capitalism and Our Moral Imagination

Eugene McCarraher

Markets and property systems are related, but they are not the same: markets are about exchange and money; property about ownership and power.

The Romance of the Rebel

Edward J.K. Gitre

What is provocative is Hale’s

claim that the insider-outsider

relationship was, and is, driven

by love.