For ten years, the New York Times blog The Stone has been a lively forum for discussing the eternal questions of ethics and the concerns of the moment. Curators Peter Catapano and Simon Critchley present 77 of the most outstanding columns, with topics ranging from gun control to immigration, and from racism to drone strikes. Among the featured authors, here are Edward O. Wilson on evolution, Jeff McMahan on the ethics of eating meat, Laurie Shrage on prostitution, and Gary Gutting on whether God exists.
"Ideal for unfolding distinctly modern perspectives…. Journalism has rarely opened wider intellectual horizons."—Booklist