Ray Monk / September 5, 2019
The passing of this eclectic and questioning man in his prime allowed the narrower and more imperious Gilbert Ryle to dominate British philosophy. Had Collingwood lived, could the deep and damaging...
Barbara Speed / September 4, 2019
The government's story of falling vaccination rates isn't the full picture
Mathematician Caucher Birkar won by a landslide—but who else made the top ten?
Tens of thousands voted to choose the world’s top thinker from the 50 names we presented in our last issue. Here we speak to the winner, Cambridge mathematician Caucher Birkar
Interestingly, the names conjured were strikingly different from the kind of thinkers voted into our top 10
London has spent three years refusing to confront the real Brexit choices on offer. Will it continue to do so right up until 31st October?
Donald Macintyre / September 1, 2019
Unite boss Len McCluskey is often painted as a left-wing ideologue. But does he have a more pragmatic side? And what might that mean for Brexit?
Britain’s journey to high-speed rail travel has been costly, complex and steeped in denial. Now HS2 has been put on hold. Should it be saved?
Weimar warns us about what happens when politicians give up on their own parliaments—as one of our most distinguished historians argues in this exclusive essay
The potter reflects on how art can change the world