The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, January

All Eyes on India
If you have never before encountered a painting by traditional artists of the Indian subcontinent you are likely to be delighted when you see your first one. This is especially true if you are tired of endless scenes of Dutch landscapes, Renaissance...
Belief, Nature, and Evolutionary Ethics
Humans have always cherished their "spiritual" over their "natural" side, that part of their nature that represents what they feel to be their connection to the supernatural or divine or holy, that aspect (soul, essence, life-force) that validates...
On Russian Nationalism in the Post Soviet Era
Marlene Laruelle, the author of "In the Name of the Nation, Nationalism and Politics in Contemporary Russia," (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009) is a well-known specialist in contemporary post-Soviet affairs. Laruelle is the author of several excellent studies...
State of Uncertainty: Nepal and Its Capital, Kathmandu
The mention of Nepal often evokes thoughts of the tallest mountains on earth, trekking expeditions at impressive frozen heights, exotic wildlife, rich cultural traditions and ancient cities. Beyond these true highlights, however, myriad social issues...
The China Lake Petroglyphs
California's Outdoor Museum The China Lake Naval Weapons Center in California occupies three counties and is the single largest land holding of the Navy anywhere. It is also home to the single largest selection of rock art in North America. Because...
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Persia's Poet-Scientist
December 4, 2011 marked the 880th anniversary of the death of one of the best known Oriental poets in the world: Omar Khayyam. Immortalized by its translation into English verse by Edward FitzGerald, "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam," has created a huge...