Tag: darwin

The Emperor's New Clothes


Diana Lobb tackles the legacy of positivism and the politics of chaotics.

Epic Ecologies (II)


Franco Moretti responds to the review of his Modern Epic by Marjorie Perloff.

Epic Ecologies (III)


Perloff comes back with an alternative line of ‘evolution’ from the modern epic - one leading to language poetry, rather than the magical realist novel.

Epic Ecologies


Marjorie Perloff reviews Franco Moretti’s Modern Epic: The World-System from Goethe to Garcia Marquez.

Consilience Revisited


Laura Dassow Walls reconsiders Consilience and finds E. O. Wilson to be more Christian in outlook than the Reverend William Whewell, who originated the term, ‘consilience’

ebr version 1.0: Winter 1995/96


From the start, the editors made it clear that the electronic book review would be about more than reviewing books.

Materialism at the Millennium


Geoffrey Winthrop-Young gets inside De Landa’s total history.