Latest Issue

Fanatical unbelief

Jonathan Miller's BBC4 history of atheism inadvertently reveals how dogmatic non-belief in the west is merely a narrow inheritance of Christianity
John Gray  

In the centre of the middle

Centrist political thinking is surprisingly thin in Britain. An example from America shows that it can be more than difference-splitting between left and right
John Gray  

The Habsburg dilemma

Ernest Gellner was a brilliant polemicist, but his partisan history of ideas is a crude caricature of modern European thought.
John Gray  

Goodbye to Rawls

New Labour has abandoned a redistributive, social democratic idea of justice without putting anything in its place. John Gray suggests borrowing from the early 20th century New Liberals
John Gray