Paul Bloom’s Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil posits that all people are made good — and what keeps them good is organised religion

Did Gordon Brown’s aide receive moral formation at Peterhouse, Cambridge? If not, why not?

Book review of All Hell Let Loose: The World at War, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings

How does one fight a “just” war when warfare deranges human morals? And how does this square with one’s faith?

‘Many modern historians are reluctant even to deploy terms like “good” and “evil”

Moral Combat: A History of World War II by Michael Burleigh

Susan Neiman’s reading of the Enlightenment is certainly distinctive, but also offers a courageous and uplifting attempt to tell the story as it is

Roger Kimball blames the revered advocate of ‘experiments in living’ for our inability to escape from the quagmire of moral nihilism