​Some Correspondence With an Atheist

From Web Exclusives

Seated next to me at dinner was a man about my age. Like me, he’d retired to Maine. We hit it off, and after our dinner, we began an email correspondence. At the dinner, my friend said he admired a book I didn’t like, so I sent him a copy of a review of the book I’d written. The review tipped . . . . Continue Reading »

A Century of Skepticism

From the February 2002 Print Edition

The left and the right in American legal thought are more alike than different. They are united in their skepticism, especially their skepticism concerning values. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. sounded the principal theme of twentieth-century jurisprudence when he wrote that moral preferences . . . . Continue Reading »