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Correlation, Causation, and Confusion

Summer/Fall 2014Nick Barrowman on some misconceptions about statistics in science and everyday life

The Genius and Faith of Faraday and Maxwell

Winter 2014

Ian H. Hutchinson on how religion influenced the work of the two great nineteenth-century electricians

Remembering Thomas P. Hughes

Spring 2014G. Pascal Zachary on the influential historian of technology and society

The Optimistic Science of Leibniz

Spring 2014Marc E. Bobro on the Enlightenment thinker’s encyclopedic project of physics and faith

The Forgotten Honor of World War I

Spring 2014

James Bowman responds to progressive historians who consider the war a mistake that could have been avoided

The Invention of the War Machine

Spring 2014

M. Anthony Mills and Mark P. Mills on how the war shaped science, technology, and military-industrial research

Swords into Syllogisms

Winter/Spring 2013Randal R. Hendrickson on Steven Pinker and reason’s progress against violence

Character Formation and the Origins of AA

Winter/Spring 2013Lewis M. Andrews on the forgotten legacy of early American college presidents

The Trouble with the New “Islamic Science”

Summer 2013Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad on trying to read the Koran like a science textbook

Philanthropy’s Original Sin

Summer 2013William A. Schambra on U.S. foundations’ legacy of support for eugenics, and the charitable alternative to scientific progressivism

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