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Civilisation: Do we know it when we see it? He did
The presenter the BBC chooses to remake Kenneth Clark's seminal series has a tough act to follow
Treating Composers as Researchers is Bonkers
Music's artistic merit does not depend on academic criteria-as I know from experience
In Search of the Incomparable Max
I discovered Max Beerbohm as an undergraduate. Rereading his work today has been just as enjoyable
What Do We Mean When We Speak of Freedom?
Two rival concepts of liberty have their roots in medieval canon law and Anglo-Saxon England
God, Hayek and the Conceit of Reason
The economist knew the survival of civilisation rested on belief but couldn't make the leap of faith
Damian McBride: A Cautionary Tale
Did Gordon Brown’s aide receive moral formation at Peterhouse, Cambridge? If not, why not?
Lessons For Librarians Of London’s Folio Fiasco
A plan to sell four Shakespeare Folios revealed a widespread underappreciation of rare books
Is Bach The Voice Of God In Music?
John Eliot Gardiner's new portrait is the culmination of a lifetime's devotion to the great composer
Is the Brain the Key to Understanding Religion?
The neuroscience of human nature now treats mind and body as a single integrated entity
Adam Zeman and Oliver Davies
From Kitsch to Cool: Picasso and Modern Art
Marxist art historians cherish his Cubism, but he later became a true artist, not just a modernist
The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”
The king of cakes
"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
A tripod in the sky
The view from above