Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
October 1, 2014

Zephyr Teachout's book may become a manifesto for reformers -- but not so fast... Scott McLemee takes a second look.

September 24, 2014

Zephyr Teachout's Corruption in America charts a steady drift from early idealism to the cynical status quo. Scott McLemee takes a first look.

September 17, 2014

A new book challenges historians to quit studying the past through a microscope. Scott McLemee takes a look through the binoculars.

September 3, 2014

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how about a Venn diagram or a schematic diagram? Scott McLemee considers a book on the visual presentation of knowledge.

August 27, 2014

A sociologist looks at what happens when a third of the world's wealth hides in tax havens. Scott McLemee watches him slice the globaloney.

August 20, 2014

So you want to be a rock 'n' roll star? Scott McLemee reports on a book tracing the role's history.

August 13, 2014

The day of world domination by the ebook is at hand! Well, maybe. Scott McLemee checks out a more sober assessment.

July 23, 2014

Combating prejudice is like the labors of Sisyphus. Scott McLemee interviews an author who keeps on pushing.

July 16, 2014

A new book take up the cudgels on behalf of social constructionism. Scott McLemee isn't exactly knocked out.

July 2, 2014

Diploma mills are almost as old as the university itself. Scott McLemee wonders why there isn't more scholarship on the real problem of fake degrees.

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October 1, 2014

Zephyr Teachout's book may become a manifesto for reformers -- but not so fast... Scott McLemee takes a second look.

September 24, 2014

Zephyr Teachout's Corruption in America charts a steady drift from early idealism to the cynical status quo. Scott McLemee takes a first look.

September 17, 2014

A new book challenges historians to quit studying the past through a microscope. Scott McLemee takes a look through the binoculars.

September 3, 2014

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how about a Venn diagram or a schematic diagram? Scott McLemee considers a book on the visual presentation of knowledge.

August 27, 2014

A sociologist looks at what happens when a third of the world's wealth hides in tax havens. Scott McLemee watches him slice the globaloney.

August 20, 2014

So you want to be a rock 'n' roll star? Scott McLemee reports on a book tracing the role's history.

August 13, 2014

The day of world domination by the ebook is at hand! Well, maybe. Scott McLemee checks out a more sober assessment.

July 23, 2014

Combating prejudice is like the labors of Sisyphus. Scott McLemee interviews an author who keeps on pushing.

July 16, 2014

A new book take up the cudgels on behalf of social constructionism. Scott McLemee isn't exactly knocked out.

July 2, 2014

Diploma mills are almost as old as the university itself. Scott McLemee wonders why there isn't more scholarship on the real problem of fake degrees.

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