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The end of argument

Students are demanding to be protected from ideas they find offensive or just uncomfortable. Academics should stop indulging this idea; students should grow up
Frank Furedi  

A literary engagement

Does literature serve any higher purpose beyond entertainment? Mario Vargas Llosa argues that, unlike television or cinema, it has a special ability and responsibility to address itself to the problems of its time
Mario Vargas Llosa  


Yael Tamir, a professor of philosophy, looks at what our revulsion at clitoridectomy tells us about ourselves
Yael Tamir