Persons are not gods, but neither are they robots.
Every coherent writer praises something, implicitly or explicitly.
The most memorable critic of ‘Enlightenment’ rationalism was also a visionary moralist.
Voluble academic philosophers and social scientists promote astoundingly reductive views of the human person.
In a new biography of the anthropologist and literary critic, we glimpse the personal experiences that corresponded to his analysis of competitive envy.