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
A selfless act of charity, or distraction from the rational world? Two contributors make their cases
Chris Tilbury / September 3, 2019
As online news—and especially social media—takes over, there’s rising concern around the world about distinguishing genuine stories from fakes
Alex Massie / September 3, 2019
Cricket is—and hear me out on this—England’s true classless game
Cal Flyn / September 3, 2019
It’s on my mind again as we are packing our belongings for our move to Orkney
Who’s the best worst player you can get?
Ada Bronowski / September 3, 2019
The philosopher Martha Nussbaum has her doubts
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?
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