A Defence of Armchair Philosophy: G. K. Chesterton and the Pretensions of Scientism

One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things  like that: no ordinary man could be such a fool.[1] –George Orwell   Several years ago a group of leading […]

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The White Light of Wonder: G.K. Chesterton’s Philosophy of Art

G. K. Chesterton wrote extensively on the subjects of creativity, imagination, and art, and did so as an accomplished artist in his own right. During his distinguished career, he produced […]

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The Happy Home to Which We Are All Faring

Henrik Ibsen’s brilliant “A Doll’s House” has arguably been one of the most influential plays in modern times. Though scandalous at the time of its production in 1879, the story […]

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Chesterton at the Movies

“I have a story that will make you believe in God”[1] – Yann Martel, Life of Pi   “Comparative religion is very comparative indeed… it is only comparatively successful when […]

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