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Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

Merle Curti Associate Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2006-present)

Formerly Assistant Professor of History, University of Miami (2003-2006)

Interests: “history of philosophy, political and social theory, religion, literature, and the visual arts; the transatlantic flow of intellectual and cultural movements; print culture; and cultural studies.” 121 more words

Intellectual History from Below

by Emily Rutherford

When he came to give a lecture at Columbia University last month, Chris Hilliard was introduced as “an intellectual historian from below.” “From below” is a term to conjure with in modern British history: a field whose forebears include E.P. 1,557 more words

Think Pieces

An Introduction: Hague Conventions 1899 and 1907

The following passages is a transcription; of an introduction written in 1915 for an edited collection that placed the Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907 in context. 32 more words

HumanRights

An Introduction: Hague Conventions 1899 and 1907

The following passages is a transcription; of an introduction written in 1915 for an edited collection that placed the Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907 in context. 3,306 more words

David Hume, the Skeptical Stoic, by Massimo Pigliucci

I have always been a philosophical fan of David Hume. His clear writing, commonsense approach to things, rejection of abstruse philosophizing, embracing of science, and constructive skepticism have been the sort of traits I have aspired to, however imperfectly (no, I assure you this ain’t false modesty), throughout my career. 1,328 more words

History Of Ideas

Associate Professor in History of Ideas, Universitetet i Oslo

Associate Professor in History of Ideas

Universitetet i Oslo

Application deadline: 20th May 2016

A position as Associate Professor in History of Ideas/Intellectual History, specializing in Antiquity and/or the Middle Ages, is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Arts and Ideas, University of Oslo. 835 more words

Vacancy

Book Review: Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy

Stephanie Shirilan’s first monograph, Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy (Ashgate, 2015) is a tremendous example of close-reading technique and elaboration, an excellent model for anyone interested in following a similar path with a text from almost any period. 289 more words

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