To mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, The Chronicle Review asked a group of influential thinkers to reflect on some of the themes that were raised by those events and to meditate on their meaning, then and now.
The result is a portrait of the culture and ideas of a decade born in trauma, but also the beginning of a new century, with all its possibilities and problems.
Also in this special issue:
Charles Kurzman asks: Where are all the Islamic terrorists?
Evan R. Goldstein explores an oral-history archive devoted to 9/11.
Jacques Berlinerblau discovers that incomprehension was the only rational response to the attacks.
Peter van Agtmael captures images of 9/11's aftermath.