Arts & Letters
“The Age of Adeline” puts a human face on immortality, and captures the joy of finding someone with whom one can grow old.
London’s National Theatre stages a philosophy of mind debate that seeks more than the God of the Gaps.
Considering a new film adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic novel
Matthew Crawford targets virtual reality and the epistemological frauds we’ve believed since the Enlightenment.
A passionate production of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore from Red Bull Theater in New York.
A book on renewing community through friendship offers hope in the face of uncertainty.
Rather than calling into question the concept of American exceptionalism, Vietnam became a vehicle for reaffirming it.
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