The new books we feature in this issue do important things for their readers, but three completely different things. John Kaag’s new book Sick Souls, Healthy Minds is an outright self-helpish account of “how William James can save your life.” Our reviewer, Tess Varner, says she enjoyed it so much she had bought copies for […]
Katja Behrens and Constantine Sandis confront the cat in the room.
A review of Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life.
Cheryl Misak on the polymath’s first days as a math teacher.
Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke explain the ways of grandstanders.
Christine Vitrano challenges the pessimistic view of ageing.
Jason Brennan explains how voters are like sports fans.
This issue of TPM was edited by Jean Kazez. James Garvey returns in the next issue.
Elizabeth Scarbrough proposes a monument graveyard.
John Martin Fischer takes on the immortality curmudgeons.
Jean Kazez on the ethics of wishing ill.