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

The Austrian philosopher and 20th-century genius disabled others and inspired decades of needless self-destruction among his disciples

Post-doctoral studies may be a waste of time in the future world of work

The Royal Navy’s two new flagships may be too unwieldy and vulnerable

The predictably progressive political stance of today’s practitioners has killed their line of comedy

The bland, humourless and one-dimensional boy wizard pales against his more interesting friends

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