Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
July 5, 2017

Scott McLemee highlights another round of titles from next season’s offerings from university presses.

June 28, 2017

Scott McLemee interviews Ceri Dingle, the director of an ambitious documentary on the West Indian political theorist and scholar C. L. R. James about how Dingle, 200 volunteers and others brought such a daunting project to fruition.

June 21, 2017

Scott McLemee continues to survey some of the upcoming publishing season’s offerings.

May 31, 2017

Scott McLemee highlights some of the new books coming out this fall and winter that are likely to be of general or topical appeal.

May 24, 2017

Scott McLemee has found most recently published books on digital discourse -- memes, tweeting and other modes of contemporary communication -- hard to keep reading. The exception is Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner’s The Ambivalent Internet.

May 17, 2017

In Citizen Spies, Joshua Reeves demonstrates that the surveillance systems established in America since the Sept. 11 attacks depend largely on habits that have been a long time in forming, writes Scott McLemee.

April 26, 2017

In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.

April 19, 2017

In Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World, Keith Devlin helps rescue a mathematician from 13th-century Italy from near total oblivion, writes Scott McLemee.

April 12, 2017

In Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy, Richard Murphy describes how the available means of concealing assets are so highly developed that they amount to an alternative global economy, writes Scott McLemee.

April 5, 2017

A scholarly framework and documentary format coincide in The Activists, writes Scott McLemee, which depicts the antiwar movement in this century’s first decade as an assemblage of collaborating but distinct groups.

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July 5, 2017

Scott McLemee highlights another round of titles from next season’s offerings from university presses.

June 28, 2017

Scott McLemee interviews Ceri Dingle, the director of an ambitious documentary on the West Indian political theorist and scholar C. L. R. James about how Dingle, 200 volunteers and others brought such a daunting project to fruition.

June 21, 2017

Scott McLemee continues to survey some of the upcoming publishing season’s offerings.

May 31, 2017

Scott McLemee highlights some of the new books coming out this fall and winter that are likely to be of general or topical appeal.

May 24, 2017

Scott McLemee has found most recently published books on digital discourse -- memes, tweeting and other modes of contemporary communication -- hard to keep reading. The exception is Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner’s The Ambivalent Internet.

May 17, 2017

In Citizen Spies, Joshua Reeves demonstrates that the surveillance systems established in America since the Sept. 11 attacks depend largely on habits that have been a long time in forming, writes Scott McLemee.

April 26, 2017

In Paranoid Science: The Christian Right’s War on Reality, Antony Alumkal shows that hostility toward science -- including a kind of fearful contempt toward scientists -- is fairly palpable, writes Scott McLemee.

April 19, 2017

In Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World, Keith Devlin helps rescue a mathematician from 13th-century Italy from near total oblivion, writes Scott McLemee.

April 12, 2017

In Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy, Richard Murphy describes how the available means of concealing assets are so highly developed that they amount to an alternative global economy, writes Scott McLemee.

April 5, 2017

A scholarly framework and documentary format coincide in The Activists, writes Scott McLemee, which depicts the antiwar movement in this century’s first decade as an assemblage of collaborating but distinct groups.

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