He’s fragile. He needs affirmation. He exploits intimacy. And he’s in a relationship with me.
Julian Baggini on constraint and choice.
Psychoanalyst Stephen Grosz on how we lose and find ourselves.
Cordelia Fine’s excellent new book takes apart the idea that male and female behaviours are determined by evolution.
Behavioural economics adds a pseudo-scientific sheen to anti-democracy.
Must-reads from the past week
Ralph Fevre’s latest explores the future of work and politics.
Rejecting our common inheritance has dire consequences for the future.
The art critic and the search for meaning.
Beckett’s letters reveal a personality inseparable from the act of writing.
Lionel Shriver takes on the dreary conformism of contemporary culture.