Michael Clegg

Michael Clegg

Michael Clegg studied English at Cambridge and took a PhD in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Glasgow. Having worked in Government he is now a freelance writer.

Sex and the Seductions of Social Explanation

Sex and the Seductions of Social Explanation

A review of Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story, by Angela Saini. Beacon Press (May 30 2017) 224 pages. I saw a funny cartoon: a man lies hopelessly drunk in a gutter while, slumped next door, his bulbous-nosed friend utters

Michael Clegg
Michael Clegg
Art and Culture
Browsing the Tate Bookshop

Browsing the Tate Bookshop

In the last week of April 2017, a light squall of controversy hit the majestic ship that is Tate, Britain’s state-sponsored multi-gallery institution for British and modern art. Its Director, Nicholas Serota, was moving on (to another public art satrapy, as chair of Arts Council England) and, according to

Michael Clegg
Michael Clegg
Art and Culture