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  • 12 Aug 2014
    James Seaton

    What Does Plato Have To Do With It?

    Join the conversation: James Seaton, the author of Literary Criticism from Plato to Postmodernism outlines the debate on today's literary criticism and what approach we should take to discussing the literature of the past.

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  • 26 Apr 2010

    Ravenna in Context: Where Kings and Emperors Once Lived

    In Ravenna in Late Antiquity, Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis looks at one of the most important cities of late antique Europe over the course of 350 years – tracing its expansion as well as its artistic growth. Many remarkable works of art and architecture from this late ancient world still survive today. With this weekend's Wall Street Journal, scholar Stuart Ferguson puts the unique legacy of Ravenna in context – and calls Ravenna in Late Antiquity "fascinating and dense" - "both a narrative history of the city's ruling elites and a survey of its architectural and artistic treasures. . . . [treasures] worth pausing over."

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  • 4 Dec 2009
    Mike Hulme

    The Science and Politics of Climate Change

    Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Mike Hulme has given us the most eloquently clear and reasonable outlook on the intersection of science, politics, economics, and the public that I have yet come across.

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  • 28 Sep 2009
    Disturbances of the Mind
    Douwe Draaisma

    WSJ Five Best – Novels About Mental Disorders

    Psychology historian Douwe Draaisma writes for the Wall Street Journal's "Five Best" column on the best novels dealing with mental disorders. Draaisma's "Disturbances of the Mind" is a sensitive, fascinating set of histories of a dozen disorders.

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  • 26 May 2009
    Bjørn Lomborg

    The Climate-Industrial Complex

    The tight relationship between the groups echoes the relationship among weapons makers, researchers and the U.S. military during the Cold War. President Dwight Eisenhower famously warned about the might of the "military-industrial complex," cautioning that "the potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist." He worried that "there is a recurring temptation to feel that some spectacular and costly action could become the miraculous solution to all current difficulties."

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  • 19 Dec 2008
    Victor C. Shih

    Chinese Banks’ Great Leap Backward

    Factions and Finance in China author Victor Shih has an Op-Ed (below) in the Wall Street Journal today. Shih’s research examines the push-and-pull between communist party elites and banking practices. In light of global economic slowdown, things are getting interesting. ~ ~ ~ Around the world, the banks we see today are very different from […]

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  • 2 Jun 2008
    Robert S. Singh, Timothy J. Lynch

    Timothy Lynch and Robert Singh in today’s Wall Street Journal

    The authors of After Bush: The Case for Continuity in American Foreign Policy are featured in June 2’s Wall Street Journal give us their take on George Bush and the fate of US Foreign Policy post election season. Don’t Expect a Big Change in U.S. Foreign Policy Want more George W. Bush foreign policy? Elect […]

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