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  • Hrdy, Sarah (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2013-04-02)
    Humans are remarkably similar to other apes. Like us, chimpanzees and orangutans are extremely clever, use tools and exhibit rudimentary understanding of causality and what others intend. However, other apes are not nearly ...
  • Moretti, Franco (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2017-01-24)
    Digitization has completely changed the literary archive. Historians of the novel used to work on a few hundred nineteenth-century novels; today, we work on thousands of them; tomorrow, hundreds of thousands. This new size ...
  • Folbre, Nancy (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2015-11-12)
    In “The Political Economy of Patriarchal Systems”, Folbre examines feminist efforts to theorize the emergence and evolution of gender inequality no longer invoke some abstract, a-historical “patriarchy.” Rather, they explore ...
  • Slovic, Paul (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2016-10-25)
    Studies of risk perception examine the judgments people make when they are asked to characterize and evaluate hazardous activities and technologies. This research aims to aid risk analysis and policymaking by (i) providing ...
  • Palutikof, Jean (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2010-10-11)
    However much we play with the idea of geo-engineering solutions, there are really only two weapons available to deal with the threat of climate change: mitigation (reducing emissions of greenhouse gases) and adaptation ...
  • Gigerenzer, Gerd (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2014-03-27)
    Whom to marry? How to invest? Whom to trust? Complex problems require complex solutions – so we might think. And if the solution doesn’t work, we make it more complex. That recipe is perfect for a world of known risks, but ...
  • Watts, Michael (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2017-02-28)
    Oil frontiers are the social spaces associated with the exploration and development of one of the most global and strategically important resource sectors of contemporary capitalism: oil and gas fields. Through an examination ...
  • O'Donnell, James (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2008-10-30)
    Mass usage of the Internet is in its second decade, and Professor O'Donnell's Avatars of the Word, a study of the place of media in cultural history, is just ten years old. What have we learned, what haven't we learned, ...
  • Moretti, Franco (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2017-01-26)
    Aby Warburg’s last and most ambitious project, the Atlas Mnemosyne – conceived in 1926 and truncated three years later by Warburg’s sudden death – consists of a series of large black panels, on which are attached black-and-white ...
  • O'Donnell, James (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2008-10-28)
    What should history be "about"? The long-term movement of DNA-carrying peoples and their economic development, or the crises of a given president or prime minister. Ancient history and its narratives shaped much of what ...
  • Berry, Wendell (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2010-11-09)
    Over the past half-century, no one has written more probingly or more influentially about the relations between culture and agriculture than Wendell Berry. His essays, short stories, novels, and poems have ranged eloquently ...
  • Berry, Wendell (Indiana University William T. Patten Foundation, 2010-11-11)
    Over the past half-century, no one has written more probingly or more influentially about the relations between culture and agriculture than Wendell Berry. His essays, short stories, novels, and poems have ranged eloquently ...

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