In China they were called cainü.
And how he changed our sense of beauty.
Kierkegaard was a psychologist of sorts, but unlike Freud he believed in God.
As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.
From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.
American lit in a Pacific outpost.
A call-in show in North Dakota broadcasts under the motto that philosophy is for everyone.
How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.
Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.
Cambridge's pastoral gateway to paradise set the trend for modern cemeteries.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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