Talbot Brewer


Talbot Brewer, a faculty fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, is professor of philosophy and chair of the department of philosophy at the University of Virginia and author of The Retrieval of Ethics.

The Patina of the Past

from Meditations on Exile and Home, Volume 7, Number 3

It is a serious matter whether our lives are set within topographies that can hold our memories fast.

Civil Society and Democracy

from Democracy, Volume 2, Number 1

Economists disagree fairly radically about the impact of globalization, and the extent to which it undermines sovereignty and the ability of a single government to shape its own economy.

“Putting the Soul to Work”: Reflections on the New Cognitariat

Why should we expect that the inner self waiting to be born corresponds to some paid job or profession?