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The State of Intellectual History

Two new edited collections make it possible to take stock of the state of US intellectual history at the close of the 2010s. Between them, American Labyrinth: Intellectual History for Complicated Times, edited by Raymond Haberski Jr. and Andrew Hartman, and The Worlds of American Intellectual History, edited by Joel Isaac, James T. Kloppenberg, the late Michael O’Brien, and Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, present thirty-five essays, two introductions, and two conclusions. This diverse range of scholarship encompasses the history of philosophy as well as philosophies of history; issues of race, gender, class, and region; questions of the nation, the transnational, and the Read more