Scott McLemee looks for favorite books on his shelves -- none of them about memetics.
Scott McLemee on a new book that traces the autobiographical undercurrents in the work of a major contemporary thinker.
Scott McLemee remembers the late Jimmy Weinstein, student (and maker) of American radical history.
Elaine Showalter considers the Michael Jackson case a replay of the Victorian era's great sex trial. A little analogy is a dangerous thing, Scott McLemee writes.
It's great to have lots of ideas for your work-in-progress, says Scott McLemee. It's also a major pain.
Academic librarians are quiet ... maybe a little too quiet.
Scott McLemee ties up some loose ends from recent columns.
In lobbying for the historical profession, it's all about the dead presidents.
Scott McLemee listens to the ethical implications of Paul Ricoeur's thought and example.
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