High Concept

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Cover Image
No Morality, No Self: Anscombe's Radical Skepticism Cover Image
The Calculus Story: A Mathematical Adventure Cover Image

Empirical Scrutiny

The Tyranny of Metrics Cover Image
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing Cover Image
Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves Cover Image
Far from Land: The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds Cover Image
Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science Cover Image


Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan Cover Image
The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment Cover Image
A History of Judaism Cover Image
Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion Cover Image
Rock, Bone, and Ruin: An Optimist's Guide to the Historical Sciences (Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psycholog) Cover Image

Relating to Each Other— or Not

The Common Good Cover Image
Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World Cover Image
The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It Cover Image
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World Cover Image


Extra Hidden Life, Among the Days (Wesleyan Poetry) Cover Image
Gun Love Cover Image
Winter Cover Image
Norse Mythology Cover Image
The Last Watchman of Old Cairo Cover Image


Wonder Beyond Belief: On Christianity Cover Image
Drawn to Landscape: The Pioneering Work of J. B. Jackson Cover Image
Mediterranean Encounters: Artists Between Europe and the Ottoman Empire, 1774-1839 Cover Image
Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968 Cover Image
A Mouth Is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents, and the Art of Resistance Cover Image

Close Reading

On Henry Miller: Or, How to Be an Anarchist (Writers on Writers) Cover Image
Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography Cover Image
Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process Cover Image
The Devil's Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock 'n' Roll Cover Image
The Political Sublime (Thought in the ACT) Cover Image

Recent Features

The Odyssey Cover Image
Women & Power: A Manifesto Cover Image
Leonardo Da Vinci Cover Image
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Cover Image
Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic Cover Image

News from Native California

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We're now carrying the Winter 2017 issue. Read articles on the salmon run, Humbolt State's support for Native American students, and progress on creating acorn energy bars, which may reintroduce this traditional food source into contemporary diets.

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