The orgies and drunken frenzies of the god of wine — immoderate but exhilarating

The modernist mentality revels in optimism and opportunity

The little-known Bolzano formed remarkably modern conceptions of logical truth and probability

Skilled jobs such as carpentry and nursing will be at a premium in an automated world

“Anti-weapons” are much better value for money than aircraft carriers

Defending a nation often accused of entirely lacking a lighter side

The hero of the Just William books promotes free speech and debunks communism

A warm and witty writer with a mordant eye for the bad and the bogus

The brave dissident East German singer and songwriter still standing up for freedom

A bold critic of our present academic malaise