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Toulmin's journey from physicist to philosopher to ethical theorist: an appreciation by Marx W. Wartofsky.
Toulmin backstage in a USC dorm.
The monk and his pea plants were just the beginning of the anguish over societal values.
Images of a farmland divided by the Civil War come to life on the Internet.
A new play at Boston's Museum of Science explores the myths and the man.
Profiles of the 1996 Charles Frankel Prize Winners: Rita Dove, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Daniel Kemmis, Arturo Madrid, and Bill Moyers.
Excerpts from seven of the NEH's presidential papers projects.
A documentary film chronicles the life of Andrew Carnegie, the steel company mogul who rose from an impoverished childhood to become the richest man in the world.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
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Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
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In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
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