A new issue of Philosophy in Review is out. Derek H. Alderman (ECU), Terri Moreau (London), and Stefanie Benjamin (South Carolina): The Andy Griffith Show: Mayberry as Working-Class Utopia. From The New Atlantis, a special issue on the stem cell debates and the inaugural report of the Witherspoon Council on Ethics and the Integrity of Science. The best musical instrument: There are 14 or 15 musical instruments in an orchestra, three or four in most rock bands — but which is the king? The man with the big ideas: Jonah Lehrer, a rising star of popular science who has opened up the laboratory to the everyday reader, takes on the question of creativity. A review of The Crisis of Zionism by Peter Beinart (and more and more and more and more and more and more). David Carr on the life and death of Andrew Breitbart. The very public resignation of a Goldman Sachs executive exposes what most already new: The firm is morally bankrupt. Jeremy Fernando on how Kim Jong Il’s death did not take place.

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