Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
July 23, 2014

Combating prejudice is like the labors of Sisyphus. Scott McLemee interviews an author who keeps on pushing.

July 16, 2014

A new book take up the cudgels on behalf of social constructionism. Scott McLemee isn't exactly knocked out.

July 2, 2014

Diploma mills are almost as old as the university itself. Scott McLemee wonders why there isn't more scholarship on the real problem of fake degrees.

June 11, 2014

An ebook series puts old scholarly papers in front of new readers. Scott McLemee thinks it's a model worth emulating.

June 4, 2014

A new book considers the founding father of psychoanalysis as self-made man. Scott McLemee has a look.

May 28, 2014

People refer to "the Me generation" as if there were just the one. Scott McLemee peers into Simon Blackburn's "Mirror, Mirror."

May 21, 2014

How we communicate about disease can have consequences for prevention and treatment. Scott McLemee consults a new book on a recent epidemic.

May 14, 2014

A new metric for journals ranks them by open access. Scott McLemee checks the index.

May 7, 2014

There's a new academic journal about "adult entertainment" -- because of course there is. Scott McLemee is caught looking.

April 30, 2014

A publisher demands the removal of writings by Marx and Engels -- just before May Day. Scott McLemee fans the flames of discontent.

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July 23, 2014

Combating prejudice is like the labors of Sisyphus. Scott McLemee interviews an author who keeps on pushing.

July 16, 2014

A new book take up the cudgels on behalf of social constructionism. Scott McLemee isn't exactly knocked out.

July 2, 2014

Diploma mills are almost as old as the university itself. Scott McLemee wonders why there isn't more scholarship on the real problem of fake degrees.

June 11, 2014

An ebook series puts old scholarly papers in front of new readers. Scott McLemee thinks it's a model worth emulating.

June 4, 2014

A new book considers the founding father of psychoanalysis as self-made man. Scott McLemee has a look.

May 28, 2014

People refer to "the Me generation" as if there were just the one. Scott McLemee peers into Simon Blackburn's "Mirror, Mirror."

May 21, 2014

How we communicate about disease can have consequences for prevention and treatment. Scott McLemee consults a new book on a recent epidemic.

May 14, 2014

A new metric for journals ranks them by open access. Scott McLemee checks the index.

May 7, 2014

There's a new academic journal about "adult entertainment" -- because of course there is. Scott McLemee is caught looking.

April 30, 2014

A publisher demands the removal of writings by Marx and Engels -- just before May Day. Scott McLemee fans the flames of discontent.

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