How to write for an Encyclopedia or other reference work

From time to time, many of us will have the opportunity to write for a reference work like an encyclopedia or a handbook. The word encyclopedia has been around for a couple of thousand years and
From time to time, many of us will have the opportunity to write for a reference work like an encyclopedia or a handbook. The word encyclopedia has been around for a couple of thousand years and [More]

Engendering communication – Episode 42 – The Oxford Comment

In a constantly changing world, it’s only natural that language continues to evolve as well. Words or phrases that no longer apply are phased out and in their place emerges lexicon that better
In a constantly changing world, it’s only natural that language continues to evolve as well. Words or phrases that no longer apply are phased out and in their place emerges lexicon that better [More]

The <strong>fortunes of free speech</strong> and the fate of universities are intertwined. Expedient attempts to appease students will further weaken the academy's intellectual prestige

The fortunes of free speech and the fate of universities are intertwined. Expedient attempts to appease students will further weaken the academy&#39;s intellectual
The fortunes of free speech and the fate of universities are intertwined. Expedient attempts to appease students will further weaken the academy's intellectual [More]

Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology and Ethics

2017.11.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David J. Yount, Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology and Ethics, Bloomsbury, 2017, 311 pp., $114.00 (hbk), ISBN
2017.11.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David J. Yount, Plato and Plotinus on Mysticism, Epistemology and Ethics, Bloomsbury, 2017, 311 pp., $114.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

<strong>Zora Neale Hurston</strong> co-founded <em>Fire!!</em>, a journal seeking to take down respectable, middle-class black literature. After one issue, its headquarters burned to the ground

Zora Neale Hurston co-founded Fire!!, a journal seeking to take down respectable, middle-class black literature. After one issue, its headquarters burned to the
Zora Neale Hurston co-founded Fire!!, a journal seeking to take down respectable, middle-class black literature. After one issue, its headquarters burned to the [More]

<strong>Universal beauty</strong> is an old and compelling idea. Our species, however, is marked not by a particular aesthetic preference, but by the multiple paths of creativity itself

Universal beauty is an old and compelling idea. Our species, however, is marked not by a particular aesthetic preference, but by the multiple paths of creativity
Universal beauty is an old and compelling idea. Our species, however, is marked not by a particular aesthetic preference, but by the multiple paths of creativity [More]

Assistant Professor - Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Americas Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  University of [More]

<strong>Economics</strong>, for all its pretensions, envies the hard sciences, while the humanities is just plain embarrassed. In reality, they need each other

Economics, for all its pretensions, envies the hard sciences, while the humanities is just plain embarrassed. In reality, they need each
Economics, for all its pretensions, envies the hard sciences, while the humanities is just plain embarrassed. In reality, they need each [More]

<strong>Sabina Spielrein</strong> was a pioneer psychoanalyst, a student of Carl Jung and also his victim. Her ideas were "borrowed,&rdquo; and then her memory was defamed

Sabina Spielrein was a pioneer psychoanalyst, a student of Carl Jung and also his victim. Her ideas were &quot;borrowed,&amp;rdquo; and then her memory was
Sabina Spielrein was a pioneer psychoanalyst, a student of Carl Jung and also his victim. Her ideas were "borrowed,” and then her memory was [More]

<strong>Children's literature</strong> is concerned essentially with adventure, returning home &mdash; and with food. Whether teatime or the threat of being devoured, the motif is inescapable

Children&#39;s literature is concerned essentially with adventure, returning home &amp;mdash; and with food. Whether teatime or the threat of being devoured, the motif is
Children's literature is concerned essentially with adventure, returning home — and with food. Whether teatime or the threat of being devoured, the motif is [More]