Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
August 18, 2010

Being a full-time human guinea pig is a service-sector job -- with needles. Scott McLemee looks at an ethnographic report.

August 11, 2010

The late historian was provocative and courageous. Scott McLemee practices reader response criticism.

August 4, 2010

A new collection of essays continues "the religious turn" in philosophy. Scott McLemee interviews the editors.

July 28, 2010

How does the online book vendor's power affect publishers? Scott McLemee asks around in university-press circles.

July 21, 2010

An acclaimed dramatic series about the world of advertising returns to TV. Scott McLemee glances at the historical context.

July 14, 2010

A sociologist speculates on the nature and function of awards. Scott McLemee considers the merits of the argument.

July 7, 2010

A new book looks at how language conceals meaning. Scott McLemee puzzles over it.

June 30, 2010

Researchers are studying Twitter as communication medium and index of public opinion. Scott McLemee catches up on the scholarship.

June 23, 2010

A classic work on the Depression era is back in print. Scott McLemee rallies to its call.

June 16, 2010

A new book worries over what the Internet is doing to our brains. Scott McLemee scratches his head.

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August 4, 2010

A new collection of essays continues "the religious turn" in philosophy. Scott McLemee interviews the editors.

July 28, 2010

How does the online book vendor's power affect publishers? Scott McLemee asks around in university-press circles.

July 21, 2010

An acclaimed dramatic series about the world of advertising returns to TV. Scott McLemee glances at the historical context.

July 14, 2010

A sociologist speculates on the nature and function of awards. Scott McLemee considers the merits of the argument.

July 7, 2010

A new book looks at how language conceals meaning. Scott McLemee puzzles over it.

June 30, 2010

Researchers are studying Twitter as communication medium and index of public opinion. Scott McLemee catches up on the scholarship.

June 23, 2010

A classic work on the Depression era is back in print. Scott McLemee rallies to its call.

June 16, 2010

A new book worries over what the Internet is doing to our brains. Scott McLemee scratches his head.

June 9, 2010

Martin Gardner was a polymath with a sense of humor. Scott McLemee pays tribute.

June 2, 2010

Rumors of Book Expo's demise are greatly exaggerated. Scott McLemee returns from the university press "ghetto."

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