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December 10, 2008
We get it. He's pragmatic. But what does that mean--politically and philosophically?
October 22, 2008
Obama the Philosopher
Suddenly, Obama's making a pretty good case for why Americans should once again care for one another.
October 15, 2008
Walter Benjamin Forever: A Critic’s Coveted Afterlife
Following the quirky, revolutionary life path of one of the most celebrated twentieth-century intellectuals.
June 26, 2008
George W. Bush and the Politics of Knowledge Denial
Just as Moby-Dick was too much for Ahab, our new century may be too difficult for us to comprehend.
February 28, 2008
Two authors posit very different views on the problem of religious conflict in a supposedly secular age.
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August 9, 2007
Two writers explore the perversion of our collective imagination and the ways that science and myth shape our understanding of spirituality.
February 8, 2007
The Thought Experimenter
A new biography of William James portrays a man who made a brilliant career of asking tough questions.
September 28, 2006
A Metaphysical Materialist
Philosopher Walter Benjamin married Marxism and theology in an attempt to give hope to the hopeless.
August 10, 2006
The Prison Notebooks
is more than a cul-de-sac on the road from Marx to Stalin; the book defines a political path still not taken.
Ronald Grigor Suny
May 24, 2006
Keeping It Real
Songs of Experience
, Martin Jay examines modern debates over the relationship between theory and the lived world.