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.
One of France's great philosophers died last week. So when do the denunciations start?
This year is the double anniversary of Sartre's birth and death. Scott McLemee finds no exit from his legacy.
Reference books are the lowest form of scholarship. That makes reading them a guilty pleasure, Scott McLemee confesses.
Right after 9/11, the obituaries started to appear: Irony, the reports said, was dead. Either that or in really bad condition.
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