Culture Wars: When ‘Consent’ means Rape

Adultery just made an appearance in the NYT Ethicist Column: The reader claims although he and his wife love each other, she’s been very ill and has said he can have affairs. He’s agonising over whether to be honest about his situation with future sexual partners. He disclosed his circumstances on a dating site and… Continue reading Culture Wars: When ‘Consent’ means Rape

Transatlantic Aliens

I came across Transatlantic Aliens in the bookshop today. The blurb referred to the cultural contribution made by Europeans who moved to the US in the 1930s and 1940s. By looking at how celebrated outsiders such as Theodor Adorno, Simone de Beauvoir and Vladimir Nabokov experienced American life, Will Norman celebrates their transformation of alienation… Continue reading Transatlantic Aliens