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The Copernican Revolution, by Thomas S. Kuhn
The American Scholar, Winter 1958, pp. 114-132
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                                                            Winter 1958 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                            1. The Frontiers of the Human Condition by Max Lerner, pp. 11-22
                                                            2. Life Looks at Literature by James Steel Smith, pp. 23-42
                                                            3. A Chance to Tinker to Evans by Jacques Barzun, pp. 43-47
                                                            4. I Wander Lonely in the Crowd by John Atherton, p. 48
                                                            5. "Conservatism" Today by Eric L. McKitrick, pp. 49-61
                                                            6. In the Morning by Hillel Frimet, p. 62
                                                            7. From a Writer's Notebook by Van Wyck Brooks, pp. 63-69
                                                            8. Strait Is the Gate by William T. Hastings, pp. 70-78
                                                            9. Letters to a Roman Proconsul in Greece by Constantine D. Tsatsos, pp. 79-91
                                                            10. James Gould Cozzens and the Condition of Modern Man by John W. Ward, pp. 92-99
                                                            11. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 100-103
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                                                              The Cry for Culture by Robert Langbaum, pp. 104-113 - 3 Reviews
                                                              1. The Complete Works of Nathanael West by Nathanael West
                                                              2. Economic Institutions and Human Welfare by John Maurice Clark
                                                              3. The Tension of Citizenship by H. Mark Roelofs
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                                                              Brief commments on recent books, pp. 114-132 - 17 Reviews
                                                              1. The Copernican Revolution by Thomas S. Kuhn
                                                              2. The Immense Journey by Loren Eiseley
                                                              3. The North American Deserts by Edmund C. Jaeger
                                                              4. Theme for Reason by James Ward Smith
                                                              5. The Astonished Muse by Reuel Denney
                                                              6. The Fabric of Society by Ralph G. Ross and Ernest van den Haag
                                                              7. Religious Buildings for Today by John Knox Shear
                                                              8. Mannerism and Anti-Mannerism in Italian Painting by Walter Friedlaender
                                                              9. The Age of Dante by Domenico Vittorini
                                                              10. Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860 by David Brion Davis
                                                              11. The Victorian Frame of Mind, 1830-1870 by Walter E. Houghton
                                                              12. Joseph Conrad: Achievement and Decline by Thomas C. Moser
                                                              13. Joseph Conrad at Mid-Century by Kenneth A. Lohf and Eugene P. Sheehy
                                                              14. The Poetry of Experience by Robert Woodrow Langbaum
                                                              15. Violence in Lincoln County, 1869-1881 by William A. Keleher
                                                              16. The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law by Glanville L. Williams
                                                              17. The Supreme Court by Bernard Schwartz
                                                            14. Ochre Yellow by Mark Hedden, p. 133
                                                            15. The Reader Replies, pp. 134-138
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                                                            Spring 1958 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                            1. The Devil and Soviet Russia by Harold J. Berman, pp. 147-152
                                                            2. Comfort and Fun by Daniel Lerner, pp. 153-165
                                                            3. Three Translations from Rainer Maria Rilke by Randall Jarrell, pp. 166-168
                                                            4. Germany's New Flagellants by Alfred Werner, pp. 169-177
                                                            5.  ---  by Margaret Mead, pp. 178-181
                                                            6. Concerning Weather by Hollis Summers, p. 182
                                                            7. Dynamo and Virgin Reconsidered by Lynn White, Jr., pp. 183-194
                                                            8. Ode for a Windy Afternoon by Robert Pack, pp. 195-196
                                                            9. Nobility and the United States by Oscar Mandel, pp. 197-212
                                                            10. Flight to Cytherea by Louis Simpson, pp. 213-214
                                                            11. The World Turned Upside Down by Theodore Baird, pp. 215-223
                                                            12. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 224-226
                                                            13. Home by Edward Kessler, p. 227
                                                            14. Controversy by Leo Marx and Sheldon Grebstein, pp. 228-231
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                                                              Paw Marks and Buried Towns by Loren Eiseley, pp. 232-239 - 7 Reviews
                                                              1. Lost Cities by Leonard Cottrell
                                                              2. Adventures in the Nearest East by Cyrus H. Gordon
                                                              3. The Lost Pyramid by M. Zakaria Goneim
                                                              4. The Ancient Civilizations of Peru by J. Alden Mason
                                                              5. The Valley of the Kings by Otto Neubert
                                                              6. Cities in the Sand by Kenneth David Matthews and Alfred W. Cook
                                                              7. Vanished Cities by Georg Schreiber and Hermann Schreiber
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                                                              Brief comments on recent books, pp. 240-266 - 20 Reviews
                                                              1. Theory and History by Ludwig von Mises
                                                              2. After Utopia: The Decline of Political Faith by Judith N. Shklar
                                                              3. The United States in Germany, 1944-1955 by Harold Zink
                                                              4. Islam Inflamed by Jan Morris
                                                              5. Nationalism in Colonial Africa by Thomas Hodgkin
                                                              6. Japan Between East and West by Philip E. Mosely
                                                              7. Man and People by Jose Ortega y Gasset
                                                              8. Painting and Reality by Etienne Gilson
                                                              9. Modern German Painting by Hans Konrad Roethel
                                                              10. Man and His Music by Wilfrid H. Mellers
                                                              11. Scandal and Parade by Neal Oxenhandler
                                                              12. Index to the Story of My Days by Edward Gordon Craig
                                                              13. Poets of Today IV by John Hall Wheelock
                                                              14. A Hundred Years of Evolution by G.S. Carter
                                                              15. Drugs and the Mind by Robert S. DeRopp
                                                              16. Desegregation and the Law by Albert P. Blaustein and Clarence Clyde Ferguson, Jr., ...
                                                              17. The Quest for Nationality by Benjamin T. Spencer
                                                              18. The Complete Writings of William Blake by Geoffrey L. Keynes and William Blake
                                                              19. The Fine Hammered Steel of Herman Melville by Milton R. Stern
                                                              20. Changing Values in College by Philip E. Jacob
                                                            17. The Reader Replies, pp. 267-274
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                                                            Summer 1958 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                            1. The Primacy of Politics by William G. Carleton, pp. 283-297
                                                            2. Meadow Incident by Melville Cane, p. 298
                                                            3. Religion and the Younger Generation by Stanley J. Rowland, Jr., pp. 299-308
                                                            4. Backgrounds for Two Reigns by Louis Kronenberger, pp. 309-317
                                                            5. A Cabin Summer by Emilie Bix Buchwald, pp. 318-320
                                                            6. Intellectualism on the Economic Front by Edwin G. Nourse, pp. 321-330
                                                            7. Reminiscences of Proust by Jacques Porel, pp. 331-342
                                                            8. Letter from Finland by Sol Worth, pp. 343-354
                                                            9. James Thurber by Robert H. Elias, pp. 355-363
                                                            10. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 364-367
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                                                              Recommended Summer Reading, pp. 368-383 - 6 Reviews
                                                              1. The Shakespearean Ciphers Examined by William F. Friedman and Elizebeth S. Friedman, ...
                                                              2. Created Equal? by Paul M. Angle
                                                              3. The Quaternary Era by John Kaye Charlesworth
                                                              4. The Dawn of Life by Joseph Harold Rush
                                                              5. The Territory Ahead by Wright Morris
                                                              6. The Great Awakening in New England by Edwin Gaustad
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                                                              Toynbee and Metahistory by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 384-392 - 5 Reviews
                                                              1. History in a Changing World by Geoffrey Barraclough
                                                              2. The Dynamics of World History by Christopher Dawson and John J. Mulloy
                                                              3. On the Philosophy of History by Jacques Maritain and Joseph W. Evans
                                                              4. Toynbee and History by M.F. Ashley Montagu
                                                              5. The Poverty of Historicism by Karl R. Popper
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                                                              Brief comments on recent books, pp. 393-398 - 10 Reviews
                                                              1. The Myth of the Ruling Class by James H. Meisel
                                                              2. Reflections on America by Jacques Maritain
                                                              3. America as a Civilization by Max Lerner
                                                              4. The American Earthquake by Edmund Wilson
                                                              5. The Novel of Violence in America: 1920-1950 by Wilbur M. Frohock
                                                              6. The Frontier Mind by Arthur K. Moore
                                                              7. Roots of Scientific Thought by Philip P. Wiener and Aaron Noland
                                                              8. From Earthquake, Fire and Flood by Ronald Hewitt
                                                              9. Fiction and the Unconscious by Simon O. Lesser
                                                              10. Gilbert: His Life and Strife by Hesketh Pearson
                                                            14. The Reader Replies, pp. 399-402
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                                                            Autumn 1958 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                            1. The Invasion of Privacy (I) by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 413-421
                                                            2. A Pertinent Observation by Ruthven Todd, p. 422
                                                            3. Basic Elements in the New World Crisis by Adolf A. Berle, Jr., pp. 423-435
                                                            4. Plainsong by Louise Townsend Nicholl, p. 436
                                                            5. The Steins in Paris by Aline B. Saarinen, pp. 437-448
                                                            6. Man, Food and Sex by Marston Bates, pp. 449-458
                                                            7. Equality: America's Deferred Commitment by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 459-472
                                                            8. College Students and Reading by Ralph E. Ellsworth, pp. 473-481
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                                                              Machiavelli's Prince by Garrett Mattingly, pp. 482-491 - 1 Review
                                                              1. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
                                                            10. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 492-495
                                                            11. Suspense Suspended by Jacques Barzun, pp. 496-507
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                                                              Brief comments on recent books, pp. 508-527 - 22 Reviews
                                                              1. The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
                                                              2. Foreign Policy: The Next Phase, the 1960s by Thomas K. Finletter
                                                              3. Germany and Freedom: A Personal Appraisal by James Bryant Conant
                                                              4. The Bill of Rights by Learned Hand
                                                              5. The Lonesome Road by J. Saunders Redding
                                                              6. The Undiscovered Self by C.G. Jung
                                                              7. Nature and Historical Experience by John Herman Randall, Jr.
                                                              8. New Bottles for New Wine by Julian Huxley
                                                              9. Of Stars and Men by Harlow Shapley
                                                              10. Earth's Shifting Crust by Charles H. Hapgood
                                                              11. Arabesque and Honeycomb by Sacheverell Sitwell
                                                              12. The London Diary (1717-1721) and Other Writings of William Byrd of Virginia by Louis B. Wright, Marion Tinling, and William Byrd, ...
                                                              13. The Letters of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Theodora V.W. Ward, ...
                                                              14. D.H. Lawrence: A Composite Biography by Edward Nehls
                                                              15. The Present Age in British Literature by David Daiches
                                                              16. Man in Modern Fiction by Edmund Fuller
                                                              17. American Moderns by Maxwell Geismar
                                                              18. The Fugitives by John M. Bradbury
                                                              19. J.B. A Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish
                                                              20. A Friend in Power by Carlos Baker
                                                              21. A Place Without Twilight by Peter S. Feibleman
                                                              22. Victoria at Night, and Other Stories by Uli Beigel
                                                            13. Controversy, pp. 528-541
                                                            14. Volume Index, pp. 542-546
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