Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
May 18, 2018

The struggle between piety and libido in the age of mechanical reproduction is at the core of Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock, writes Scott McLemee.

May 11, 2018

Scott McLemee explores a few -- perhaps somewhat surprising -- new pricing models for books and journals.

May 4, 2018

Scott McLemee explores the connections between various books forthcoming from scholarly presses.

April 20, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Can Government Do Anything Right? by Alasdair Roberts.

April 13, 2018

Scott McLemee considers Robert Irwin’s Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography.

April 6, 2018

Scott McLemee explores Barbara Ehrenreich’s Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer.

March 30, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Westworld and Philosophy, a collection of essays to be published shortly before the second season of the HBO series begins.

March 23, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.

March 16, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Alberto Manguel's Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions.

March 9, 2018

The author of Metahistory, one of the most influential books in the humanities over the past four decades, died Monday. Scott McLemee takes him out of the poststructuralist pigeonhole.

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May 18, 2018

The struggle between piety and libido in the age of mechanical reproduction is at the core of Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock, writes Scott McLemee.

May 11, 2018

Scott McLemee explores a few -- perhaps somewhat surprising -- new pricing models for books and journals.

May 4, 2018

Scott McLemee explores the connections between various books forthcoming from scholarly presses.

April 20, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Can Government Do Anything Right? by Alasdair Roberts.

April 13, 2018

Scott McLemee considers Robert Irwin’s Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography.

April 6, 2018

Scott McLemee explores Barbara Ehrenreich’s Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer.

March 30, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Westworld and Philosophy, a collection of essays to be published shortly before the second season of the HBO series begins.

March 23, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.

March 16, 2018

Scott McLemee reviews Alberto Manguel's Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions.

March 9, 2018

The author of Metahistory, one of the most influential books in the humanities over the past four decades, died Monday. Scott McLemee takes him out of the poststructuralist pigeonhole.

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