AC Grayling surveys the essential literature from Aquinas to HLA Hart
On my annual holiday, as I was wandering through the Hennessy distillery in Cognac, I was impressed by how handsome and modern their facilities are and how bang-up-to-date their marketing seems to...
Two prominent French writers who have been married for 30 years, Philippe Sollers and Julia Kristeva, discuss their attitude to infidelity
Do not let a ferret sniff your private parts, even if it is called Fatima, says Jeremy Clarke
Is "cinema rage" the latest symptom of the collapse of civility? For some critics, Trainspotting has been both the nauseatingly impressive revelation of the year and proof that the underclass cannot...
John Lloyd meets Max Clifford, the modern myth maker who yearns to represent Princess Diana
Eugenio Scalfari, the editor of La Repubblica, says that Italians have become obsessed with secession. But do they have a sense of identity in the first place?
John Lloyd contrasts the fashion for corporate consensus with the autocratic styles of John Birt and Tony Blair