The Big Idea Series

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  1. Book ImageIs Masculinity Toxic?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Andrew Smiler

    This timely title weighs masculinity’s capacity for good against its potential for destruction in the context of contemporary debates on the topic.More

  2. Book ImageShould We All Be Vegan?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Molly Watson

    An insightful look at the arguments for and against universal adoption of a vegan diet and lifestyle.More

  3. Book ImageWill AI Replace Us: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Shelly Fan

    This timely volume in The Big Idea series surveys the evolution of AI over the last sixty years and explores how it’s transforming society today and for decades to come.More

  4. Book ImageIs Medicine Still Good for Us?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Julian Sheather

    This fascinating entry in The Big Idea series lays out the ethical implications and the costs of modern medicine.More

  5. Book ImageIs Democracy Failing?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Niheer Dasandi

    This captivating entry in the "Big Idea" series explores the history of democracy, as well as its evolution and viability moving forward.More

  6. Book ImageWhat Shape Is Space?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Giles Sparrow

    This fascinating entry in the “Big Idea” series is a well-informed, comprehensive and accessibly written look at the very nature of the universe.More

  7. Book ImageIs Capitalism Working?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Jacob Field

    This engaging and accessible volume in the “Big Idea” series lays out the history of capitalism, exploring its successes and failures.More

  8. Book ImageIs Gender Fluid?: A Primer for the 21st Century

    Sally Hines

    This stimulating entry in the “Big Idea” series assesses the connections between gender, psychology, culture, and sexuality, revealing how individual and social attitudes have evolved over the centuries.More