19 January, 2015
Fergus McGhee enjoys a learned and provocative account of metaphor that speaks up for extravagance
Hugh Burling has little faith in a study of belief that is beset by ambiguity
Emily Anderson considers an ambitious but problematic account of the literary representation of war
Kanta Dihal considers an unusual memoir that demystifies physics
Ramin Nassehi on the use and abuse of the ubiquitous economic indicator
8 December, 2014
Martin Willis explores what we should value in literature's engagement with science and in the study of that engagement.
Secord's Visions of Science weaves together the politics, press, and science of the early nineteenth century.
Bamford considers Ian Hacking's exploration origin myths of the discovery of proof and Roubaud's Mathematics: (A novel) .
Henchman's The Starry Sky Within is a thought-provoking interdisciplinary work that requires some astronomical expertise.
Watt Smith traces the ways in which the perception and understanding of looking and observing changed from 1872 to 1918.