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Intellectual History

17 Insane Images Of Scientific Contraptions Through History

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.16.2016 | Science

From the technology that helped radio announcers first broadcast news stories, to the machines that allow us to peel potatoes and do laundry, scientif...

Reading Obama's Mind: Pragmatism and Its Perils (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Lydon

If there is a problem with Barack Obama's thinking, his "intellectual biographer" James Kloppenberg is saying on the morning after Obama's mid-term "h...

Understanding Midrash

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

While the Halakhah, Jewish civil and ritual law, is the stern discipline of Jewish life, the Aggadic Midrash is its fountain of creativity.