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The Gesture of Explanation Without Intelligibility: Ronald Schleifer's Analogical Thinking

2007-09-30

Stephen Hawkins reviews Ronald Schleifer’s Analogical Thinking, arguing that despite Schleifer’s attempts at interdisciplinarity, his book falls short of a truly collaborative approach.

The Emperor's New Clothes

2004-12-05

Diana Lobb tackles the legacy of positivism and the politics of chaotics.

Virtual Communities?: Public Spheres and Public Intellectuals on the Internet

1996-04-01

Can electronic conversations reconstitute Bérubé’s lost public sphere? A Marxist analysis by Jamie Daniel.

The Question of the Animal

2003-03-31

On a posthumanism potentially worthy of the name.

The Godfather Seen Through The Lens of Elite Criticism (and Vice Versa)

2003-01-15

Chris Messenger achieves a rare convergence of elite and popular cultural criticism by doing for The Godfather (and its spinoffs) what previous critics have done for Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Old Orders for New: Ecology, Animal Rights, and The Poverty of Humanism

1997-01-10

Cary Wolfe reviews Luc Ferry’s The New Ecological Order.

No More Heroes

1996-03-15

David Cassuto reviews Wild Ideas, a collection of ecocritical essays.

Duchamp Through Shop Windows

2001-09-01

Reviewing new scholarship by David Joselit,
Molly Nesbit, Thierry de Duve, and Linda
Henderson, Hannah Higgins proposes that
writing about Duchamp needs to be Duchampian
in flavor.

Consilience Revisited

1999-12-30

Laura Dassow Walls reconsiders Consilience and finds E. O. Wilson to be more Christian in outlook than the Reverend William Whewell, who originated the term, ‘consilience’