Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
September 21, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews some of the university press titles inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic.

September 14, 2018

Masterpiece or not, William S. Burroughs' "The Revised Boy Scout Manual": An Electronic Revolution fills a puzzling lacuna in the Beat author's bibliography, writes Scott McLemee.

September 7, 2018

Avital Ronell's new book, Complaint, is not really about the recent harassment case, writes Scott McLemee. At the same time, it’s not exactly not about it.

August 31, 2018

In Altered States of Consciousness: Experiences Out of Time and Self, Marc Wittmann underscores how little separates ordinary consciousness from other forms of it, writes Scott McLemee.

August 17, 2018

Scott McLemee explores the speculation that Donald Trump used a racial epithet through the lens of several scholarly analyses.

August 10, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews a number of recent and forthcoming titles analyzing not just the alt-right but also the nearly global wave of new authoritarian and nativist movements.

August 3, 2018

Scott McLemee further explores The Mediated Mind by Susan Zieger and the impact that expanded distribution of printed material in the 19th century had on what the world felt like.

July 27, 2018

Scott McLemee examines Susan Zieger’s The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century, which helps put into clear view the impact of mass media culture on the way we live now.

July 20, 2018

Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.

July 13, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews some forthcoming titles -- hypertopical and otherwise -- about which readers might want to know.

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September 21, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews some of the university press titles inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic.

September 14, 2018

Masterpiece or not, William S. Burroughs' "The Revised Boy Scout Manual": An Electronic Revolution fills a puzzling lacuna in the Beat author's bibliography, writes Scott McLemee.

September 7, 2018

Avital Ronell's new book, Complaint, is not really about the recent harassment case, writes Scott McLemee. At the same time, it’s not exactly not about it.

August 31, 2018

In Altered States of Consciousness: Experiences Out of Time and Self, Marc Wittmann underscores how little separates ordinary consciousness from other forms of it, writes Scott McLemee.

August 17, 2018

Scott McLemee explores the speculation that Donald Trump used a racial epithet through the lens of several scholarly analyses.

August 10, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews a number of recent and forthcoming titles analyzing not just the alt-right but also the nearly global wave of new authoritarian and nativist movements.

August 3, 2018

Scott McLemee further explores The Mediated Mind by Susan Zieger and the impact that expanded distribution of printed material in the 19th century had on what the world felt like.

July 27, 2018

Scott McLemee examines Susan Zieger’s The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century, which helps put into clear view the impact of mass media culture on the way we live now.

July 20, 2018

Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.

July 13, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews some forthcoming titles -- hypertopical and otherwise -- about which readers might want to know.

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