Picking up Lance Olsen's theme of thinking as digestion, Michael Martone chews on what's Avant Garde about Baltimore.
Further on Gertrude Stein, Carole Maso, and the avant garde in U.S. fiction from Lidia Yuknavitch.
Steve Shaviro reviews Tomorrow Now by Bruce Sterling, a book that (for an eminent cyberpunk novelist) is perhaps too sane and sensible.
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'
Paul Harris explores IN.S.OMNIA's technographies.
Christopher Knight on Stanley Fish's
Regarding a monumental work on race, time, and classical music that does not lose sight of individual, localized lives.
The WTC attack considered as a conflict between open and closed systems, a one-system people and a many-system people.
To understand differences between Islamic and Western aesthetics, Nick Spencer argues, is not the way to understand the WTC attacks.