Tag: kant

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


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


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

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


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

The Question of the Animal


On a posthumanism potentially worthy of the name.

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


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


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

No More Heroes


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

Duchamp Through Shop Windows


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


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’