Scott's Book Review

The Robust Demands of the Good

Philip Pettit

Egghead Choice - Crack open for a hard boiled think

Those who give thought to ethics and moral psychology will welcome this book. Here is a ‘mise en bouche’ of the argument before you rush out to...

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Caesar’s Last Breath

Sam Kean

Experimental Evidence - Science & Technology

It’s closer than your next breath, and without it you will have ‘passed’ (as people euphemistically say, these days, for being dead)....

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The Butchering Art

Lindsey Fitzharris

Past Present - What's new in history

If faced with surgery most of us expect to go under the knife painlessly and wake up sorted. For almost the whole of human history that would have been...

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The Lie of the Land

Amanda Craig

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times

Amanda Craig ( has written a cycle of seven interconnected novels which deal with contemporary British society, often in an...

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