Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
September 5, 2012
Historians discuss the challenge of writing about the recent past. Scott McLemee tries to put things in context.
August 29, 2012
Two political scientists are publishing a study of the presidential election -- as it's happening. Scott McLemee looks at the work-in-progress.
August 15, 2012
A new book treats solo acts of political terrorism as a rising trend. Scott McLemee can't avoid reading it.
August 8, 2012
Running for office? Let Cicero be your campaign manager! Scott McLemee ponders "How to Win an Election."
August 1, 2012
As "Breaking Bad" enters its final season, philosophers write about its moral universe. Scott McLemee samples what they've cooked.
July 25, 2012
Should it be legal for a doctor to give that one final prescription for suffering? Scott McLemee considers a book on death with dignity.
July 18, 2012
Nietzsche, Sartre, and Roland Barthes kept regular daily appointments with the piano. Scott McLemee listens in.
July 11, 2012
A cable news journalist looking at American life through classics of social theory? Scott McLemee checks it out.
June 27, 2012
Zygmunt Bauman's new book discusses education in an age of unrelenting instability. Scott McLemee consults a modern master.
June 20, 2012
A new book denounces competitive athletics as "a global plague." Scott McLemee pulls no punches.

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September 5, 2012
Historians discuss the challenge of writing about the recent past. Scott McLemee tries to put things in context.
August 29, 2012
Two political scientists are publishing a study of the presidential election -- as it's happening. Scott McLemee looks at the work-in-progress.
August 15, 2012
A new book treats solo acts of political terrorism as a rising trend. Scott McLemee can't avoid reading it.
August 8, 2012
Running for office? Let Cicero be your campaign manager! Scott McLemee ponders "How to Win an Election."
August 1, 2012
As "Breaking Bad" enters its final season, philosophers write about its moral universe. Scott McLemee samples what they've cooked.
July 25, 2012
Should it be legal for a doctor to give that one final prescription for suffering? Scott McLemee considers a book on death with dignity.
July 18, 2012
Nietzsche, Sartre, and Roland Barthes kept regular daily appointments with the piano. Scott McLemee listens in.
July 11, 2012
A cable news journalist looking at American life through classics of social theory? Scott McLemee checks it out.
June 27, 2012
Zygmunt Bauman's new book discusses education in an age of unrelenting instability. Scott McLemee consults a modern master.
June 20, 2012
A new book denounces competitive athletics as "a global plague." Scott McLemee pulls no punches.

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