<strong>Travel writing</strong> is not all Kerouac and Chatwin. In fact, it doesn&rsquo;t have to involve traveling farther than around a room

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Virtual Colloquium: Ricki Bliss, “Metaphysical Foundationalism and the Principle of Sufficient Reason”

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A decade ago, highly confessional first-person writing began to flood the internet. Now it&rsquo;s nearly vanished. <strong>What killed the personal essay</strong>?

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Religion Within Reason

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Against Democracy

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Necessary and Sufficient Conditions

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<strong>Veronica Forrest-Thomson </strong>wrote one volume of criticism before dying at 27. Her ideas are so central that we&rsquo;ve lost sight of her

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