Fifty years after her genteel verse graced the Yale Younger Poets series, <strong>Adrienne Rich</strong> had become a dissident. She hadn&rsquo;t exactly chosen poetry in the first place

Fifty years after her genteel verse graced the Yale Younger Poets series, Adrienne Rich had become a dissident. She hadn&amp;rsquo;t exactly chosen poetry in the first
Fifty years after her genteel verse graced the Yale Younger Poets series, Adrienne Rich had become a dissident. She hadn’t exactly chosen poetry in the first [More]

For the Third Reich, dominance culturally was as important as politically and economically. The Nazis pursued <strong>a new aesthetics for a new order</strong> -- and showed how swiftly liberal principles can be hollowed out

For the Third Reich, dominance culturally was as important as politically and economically. The Nazis pursued a new aesthetics for a new order -- and showed how swiftly liberal principles can be
For the Third Reich, dominance culturally was as important as politically and economically. The Nazis pursued a new aesthetics for a new order -- and showed how swiftly liberal principles can be [More]

Panhandling & Free Expression

Embed from Getty Images Many local officials tend to believe that panhandlers are detrimental to local businesses and tourism and, as such, it is no surprise that there have been many efforts to ban
Embed from Getty Images Many local officials tend to believe that panhandlers are detrimental to local businesses and tourism and, as such, it is no surprise that there have been many efforts to ban [More]

<strong>Margaret Wise Brown</strong> avoided witches, trolls, glass slippers, and sleeping beauties. Instead she revolutionized picture books, even prompting Gertrude Stein to write one

Margaret Wise Brown avoided witches, trolls, glass slippers, and sleeping beauties. Instead she revolutionized picture books, even prompting Gertrude Stein to write
Margaret Wise Brown avoided witches, trolls, glass slippers, and sleeping beauties. Instead she revolutionized picture books, even prompting Gertrude Stein to write [More]

How well do you know Simone de Beauvoir? [quiz]

This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, and feminist theoretician, Beauvoir’s essays
This May, the OUP Philosophy team honors Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) as their Philosopher of the Month. A French existentialist philosopher, novelist, and feminist theoretician, Beauvoir’s essays [More]

&ldquo;The past is yours, to keep invisible if you wish,&rdquo; wrote <strong>John Ashbery</strong>. His own past is quite public, including a 1,000-page teenage diary

&amp;ldquo;The past is yours, to keep invisible if you wish,&amp;rdquo; wrote John Ashbery. His own past is quite public, including a 1,000-page teenage
“The past is yours, to keep invisible if you wish,” wrote John Ashbery. His own past is quite public, including a 1,000-page teenage [More]

<strong>Nostalgia</strong> used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it's a cultural condition, but no less dangerous

Nostalgia used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it&#39;s a cultural condition, but no less
Nostalgia used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it's a cultural condition, but no less [More]

Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. <strong>Roger Scruton</strong> calls it home

Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. Roger Scruton calls it
Welcome to Scrutopia, the English countryside enclave of farmers and philosophers, Wagner and wine, animals and Aristotle. Roger Scruton calls it [More]

Teaching Fellow and Consultant in Applied Ethics

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Europe Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of Leeds
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Leeds [More]

For centuries the peat bogs of Northern Europe have yielded remarkably well-preserved <strong>ancient cadavers</strong>. At least we know how they died

For centuries the peat bogs of Northern Europe have yielded remarkably well-preserved ancient cadavers. At least we know how they
For centuries the peat bogs of Northern Europe have yielded remarkably well-preserved ancient cadavers. At least we know how they [More]