Carlin Romano, literary critic of the Philadelphia Inquirer and critic at large of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is currently a Fulbright professor of philosophy at St. Petersburg State in Russia.
As truth-tellers, journalists remain the undocumented aliens of the
knowledge industry, operating in an off-the-books epistemological
economy apart from philosophers and scientists on one side
“A university,” poet John Ciardi acidly observed, “is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.” Add this contemporary counterpunch: A college is what a university becom
Dentists and cardiologists warn their patients about plaque, harmful to both teeth and arteries.
Scratch a philosopher, find a reductionist revolutionary.
magazine once diagnosed newspaper columnist, author, professor-at-large and Hugh Hefner sidekick Max Lerner (190292) as suffering from a “crush on America.” Seven