Articles & Books

Suggestions for Reading:

Abe, Masao. “Religion and Science in the Global Age: Their Essential Character and Mutual Relationship,” in Zen and the Modern World. University of Hawaii Press, 2003.

Bérubé, Michael. “The Utility of the Arts and Humanities.” In Bérubé, Rhetorical Occasions. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 71–89.

Brague, Rémi. The Wisdom of the World: The Human Experience of the Universe in Western Thought. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Cole, Jonathan R. The Great American University, Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected.  Public Affairs, 2012.

Crow, Michael M. and Dabars, William B.  Designing the New American University.  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

Dilthey, Wilhelm. Ideas for a Descriptive and Analytic Psychology (1894). Print.

Einstein, Albert. The World As I See It. New York: Philosophical Library, 1949.

Gleiser, Marcelo. The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning. 1st ed. New York, New York: Basic, 2014. Print.

Gould, Stephen Jay. The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister’s Pox: Mending the Gap Between Science and the Humanities. Cambridge: Belknap, 2003. Print.

Harding, Sandra. The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader. Duke University Press Books : 2011. Print.

Heidegger, Martin. “Modern Science, Metaphysics, and Mathematics,” in Basic Writings: Ten Key Essays, plus the Introduction to Being and Time. HarperCollins, 1993.

Heidegger, Martin. The Question Concerning Technology, and Other Essays. Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2013.

Husserl, Edmund. The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology: An Introduction to Phenomenological Philosophy. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1970.

Kerr, Clark. The Uses of the University. 5th ed. Harvard U Press, 2001. Print.

Koyre, Alexandre. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1968.

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970.

Latour, Bruno. Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts. Princeton University Press, 1986.

Latour, Bruno. Science in Action: How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Livio, Mario. Is God a Mathematician? Simon & Schuster: 2011. Print.

Ortolano, Guy. The Two Cultures Controversy: Science, Literature and Cultural Politics in Postwar Britain. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge U Press, 2009. Print.

Roche, Mark William. Why Choose the Liberal Arts? University of Notre Dame Press, 2010. Print.

Schrag, Calvin O. Radical Reflection and the Origin of the Human Sciences. Purdue U Press, 1980. Print.

Snow, C. P. The Two Cultures: And a Second Look. Cambridge U, 1964. Print.

Tufte, Edward.  Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Graphics Press.
Tufte, Edward. Envisioning Information. Graphics Press.
Tufte, Edward. Visual Explanations. Graphics Press.
Tufte, Edward. Beautiful Evidence. Graphics Press.
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Vico, Giambattista. On the Study Methods of Our Time. Cornell University Press, 1990.

Wiener, Linda and Ramsey Eric Ramsey. Leaving Us to Wonder: An Essay on the Questions Science Can’t Ask. SUNY Press, 2005. Print.

Wilson, E. O. Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. Vintage, 1999.