Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson is founding editor of The Article. He tweets at @DanBJohnson

We are all historians of our own here and now

We should celebrate the glorious wartime cinematic masterpiece that Churchill wanted to ban

On the outsize influence of small magazines

Napoleon and Goethe: Touchstone of Genius by Raymond Keene

It is imperative that the West once again becomes “the great arsenal of democracy”

Rich insights into eras of incessant bloodletting

Few who sought to understand Hegel have got the gist of the Geist

A long overdue reassessment of the whiskered High Victorian statesmen whose fervent but nuanced nationalism did so much to forge modern Ireland

Spinoza may be the master thinker to whom we owe modernity itself

The German obsession with Goethe’s Faust and Shakespeare’s Hamlet