Issue 27.1

19 January, 2015

Fergus McGhee

Metaphors Behaving Badly

Fergus McGhee enjoys a learned and provocative account of metaphor that speaks up for extravagance

Hugh Burling

A Knack for Profundity?

Hugh Burling has little faith in a study of belief that is beset by ambiguity

Emily Anderson

The Meaning Of War

Emily Anderson considers an ambitious but problematic account of the literary representation of war

Kanta Dihal

Mind Over Mathematics

Kanta Dihal considers an unusual memoir that demystifies physics

Ramin Nassehi

GDP Fetishism

Ramin Nassehi on the use and abuse of the ubiquitous economic indicator