&ldquo;The boy socialist of Oakland.&rdquo; At 20, <strong>Jack London</strong> spent his time on soapboxes condemning capitalism. How did his political philosophy shape his fiction?

&amp;ldquo;The boy socialist of Oakland.&amp;rdquo; At 20, Jack London spent his time on soapboxes condemning capitalism. How did his political philosophy shape his
“The boy socialist of Oakland.” At 20, Jack London spent his time on soapboxes condemning capitalism. How did his political philosophy shape his [More]

Collected Essays on Philosophers by Colin Wilson

Vaughan Rapatahana considers what Colin Wilson had to say about other
Vaughan Rapatahana considers what Colin Wilson had to say about other [More]

Doctor-Patient Relationships

Paul Walker ponders the best type of relationship between a doctor and a
Paul Walker ponders the best type of relationship between a doctor and a [More]

RIP Marilyn McCord Adams

We learned yesterday of the death of Marilyn McCord Adams. She is the second of the SCP giants to fall (the earlier being Bill Alston). No one living, in my view, can fill their shoes. Those of us
We learned yesterday of the death of Marilyn McCord Adams. She is the second of the SCP giants to fall (the earlier being Bill Alston). No one living, in my view, can fill their shoes. Those of us [More]

What made <strong>Marianne Moore&rsquo;s poetry</strong> modern? Her patriotism, feminism, morality, and queer-family experience. Along with her participation in a cultural genocide

What made Marianne Moore&amp;rsquo;s poetry modern? Her patriotism, feminism, morality, and queer-family experience. Along with her participation in a cultural
What made Marianne Moore’s poetry modern? Her patriotism, feminism, morality, and queer-family experience. Along with her participation in a cultural [More]

When failure to get the story was the story. The trope pervaded the New Journalism. Now <strong>Joan Didion</strong> shares her journalistic defeat: the South

When failure to get the story was the story. The trope pervaded the New Journalism. Now Joan Didion shares her journalistic defeat: the
When failure to get the story was the story. The trope pervaded the New Journalism. Now Joan Didion shares her journalistic defeat: the [More]

<strong>The impediments of style</strong>. Terry Eagleton&rsquo;s writing proceeds by jokey elaboration, winking asides, and absurdist flights of fancy. It&rsquo;s fun, but frustrating

The impediments of style. Terry Eagleton&amp;rsquo;s writing proceeds by jokey elaboration, winking asides, and absurdist flights of fancy. It&amp;rsquo;s fun, but
The impediments of style. Terry Eagleton’s writing proceeds by jokey elaboration, winking asides, and absurdist flights of fancy. It’s fun, but [More]

When <strong>John Berger</strong>&nbsp;died this year, obituaries depicted him as a Marxist rabble-rouser. And he was. But that was only one of his modes

When John Berger&amp;nbsp;died this year, obituaries depicted him as a Marxist rabble-rouser. And he was. But that was only one of his
When John Berger died this year, obituaries depicted him as a Marxist rabble-rouser. And he was. But that was only one of his [More]