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Ayn Rand's laissez-faire tracts have enjoyed a revival in recent years – Alan Greenspan was an early devotee. Her thinking continues to influence all levels of US finance and politics.
The author and controversialist Christopher Hitchens has cancelled all appointments and begun chemotherapy after being diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus. Shortly before this news, he talked to George Eaton about his life and his work.
The Slovenian philosopher in full effect.
Religion is an easy target for atheists, but, as Tim Parks discovered, there’s no escaping that ther
The bestselling economist Nassim Nicholas Taleb argues that we can’t make the world financial system
Cyrus Shahrad talked to Sebastian Horsley shortly before his death this month.
From the Spanish civil war onwards, writers were forced to negotiate a perilous intellectual divide.
Jane Austen’s literary heirs are innumerable –– and her readers are ardent to the point of hysteria.
The Tories’ “big society” challenges the people, and not just governments, to embrace change. To eff
“Cameron is extraordinary. He’s the only thing we have left”
Science fiction was once driven by a faith in human ability to change the world. These days, the gen
Laurie Penny manoeuvres through a scenario that lets women strike back.
Thirteen ways of looking at the England manager as he prepares his team for the World Cup –– from bi
A liberal arts education is about much more than quick financial gain, as J S Mill knew –– it is a v