History and Theory (inactive)

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Upcoming Meetings

There are no currently scheduled upcoming events.

Past Meetings

  • October 9, 2012

    Darin Hayton of Haverford College introduced the Introduction and The History of Science (chp. 7) from The Descent of Ideas by Donald R. Kelley.

  • April 25, 2012

    Darin Hayton introduced two reading by R. G. Collingwood, Historical Evidence from The Idea of History and Question and Answer from An Autobiography.

  • March 28, 2012

    Lydia Pyne introduced Concepts of Nature, Concepts of Culture, chp. 3 of The Logic of the Cultural Sciences by Ernest Cassierer.

  • February 23, 2012

    Joe Martin introduced What about the Natural Sciences, chp. 3 of The Social Construction of What? and How Inevitable are the Results of Successful Science? by Ian Hacking.

  • January 25, 2012

    Darin Hayton introduced G.S. Jowett & V. O'Donnell, What is Propaganda, and How Does it Differ From Persuasion? from their book, Propaganda and Persuasion, 5th ed. (Sage, 2011), 1-48.

  • November 22, 2011

    Kurt Macmillan introduced selections from Gender Trouble by Judith Butler.

  • October 26, 2011

    Joana Radin introduced selections from Archive Fever by Jacques Derrida

  • May 25, 2011

    Darin Hayton introduced Bourdieu, the Introduction and Chapter 3, "Habitus and the Space of Life Styles" from Distinction. Suggested further readings are Chapter 1, "The Aristocracy of Culture," Chapter 2, "The Social Space and Its Transformations," Chapter 3, "Culture and Politics", the Conclusion and Appendix 1 -- as well as he following article from The Nation: "Faulty Towers: The Crisis in Higher Education" which is available at http://www.thenation.com/article/160410/faulty-towers-crisis-higher-education

  • April 27, 2011

    Darin Hayton introduced Nobert Elias: "Towards a Theory of Civilizing Processes" in The Civilizing Process, pp. 365-447.

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