Category: Academia

20 January, 2017

Ernesto Oyarbide

Advance: Searching for Utopia(s) in the Age of Trump and ISIS

Ernesto Oyarbide on Adam Curtis, Utopia, and the post-Trump world.


26 November, 2015

Kristin Grogan

In the valley of its making



8 December, 2014

Martin Willis

n = 1: Valuing Literature and Science

Martin Willis explores what we should value in literature's engagement with science and in the study of that engagement.


Sarah Hanks

Science and Books in an Age of Reform

Secord's Visions of Science weaves together the politics, press, and science of the early nineteenth century.


Alice Bamford

Proofs and Catastrophes

Bamford considers Ian Hacking's exploration origin myths of the discovery of proof and Roubaud's Mathematics: (A novel) .


Gillian Daw

Point of View: Astronomical and Literary Perception

Henchman's The Starry Sky Within is a thought-provoking interdisciplinary work that requires some astronomical expertise.


Anja A. Drautzburg

The Theatricality of Flinching

Watt Smith traces the ways in which the perception and understanding of looking and observing changed from 1872 to 1918.


10 November, 2014

Gabriel Roberts

Clear and Distinct Ideas

Roberts reviews Billig's criticism of writing in the social sciences, concluding that he underestimates the problem.