Leonardo’s Paradox: Word and Image in the Making of Renaissance Culture Cover Image
World Receivers: Georgiana Houghton - Hilma af Klint - Emma Kunz Cover Image
Lee Krasner Cover Image
David Park: A Retrospective Cover Image
The Paintings and Drawings of Clarence Major Cover Image


Twilight Cantos Cover Image
The White Book Cover Image
A Void (Verba Mundi) Cover Image
Judgment Day: Poems Cover Image
Writing to Persuade: How to Bring People Over to Your Side Cover Image

Close Reading

The Art of Bible Translation Cover Image
Malebranche: Theological Figure, Being 2 Cover Image
Chaucer: A European Life Cover Image
Goethe: Journeys of the Mind (Armchair Traveller) Cover Image
Arnold Schoenberg Cover Image

High Concept

Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice Cover Image
Anti-Electra: The Radical Totem of the Girl (Univocal) Cover Image
Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Cover Image
Conjuring the Universe: The Origins of the Laws of Nature Cover Image

Empirical Scrutiny

Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It Cover Image
More Things in the Heavens: How Infrared Astronomy Is Expanding Our View of the Universe Cover Image
How Attention Works: Finding Your Way in a World Full of Distraction Cover Image
Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide Cover Image
Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species Cover Image


Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary Cover Image
The Weil Conjectures: On Math and the Pursuit of the Unknown Cover Image
American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present Cover Image
Translated Nation: Rewriting the Dakhóta Oyáte Cover Image
Foucault in California: [a True Story--Wherein the Great French Philosopher Drops Acid in the Valley of Death] Cover Image

Relating to Each Other— or Not

Standing for Reason: The University in a Dogmatic Age Cover Image
Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? Cover Image
Harassed: Gender, Bodies, and Ethnographic Research Cover Image
Redefining Success in America: A New Theory of Happiness and Human Development Cover Image
American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump Cover Image

Recent Features

The Chinese Pleasure Book (Zone Books) Cover Image
A Spirit of Trust: A Reading of Hegel's Phenomenology Cover Image
Tribunal Cover Image
The Physicist & the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time Cover Image
99 Variations on a Proof Cover Image
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