Thomas Laqueur

Thomas Laqueur is the Helen Fawcett Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he writes about and teaches European cultural history.

Spirited Away Spirited Away

Two writers explore the perversion of our collective imagination and the ways that science and myth shape our understanding of spirituality.

Aug 9, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Thomas Laqueur

Lost Causes Lost Causes

Nations, like individuals, sustain trauma, mourn and recover. And like individuals they survive by making sense of what has befallen them, by constructing a narrative of loss a...

Nov 6, 2003 / Books & the Arts / Thomas Laqueur