Inspired by the enormously helpful “finding aid” on the consistently insightful history of science blog Ether Wave Propaganda, here is a guide to a few of the topics that I’ve been exploring here.  For others, consult the tag cloud to the right.

On the History of the Concept of “Enlightenment”

On the History of the Concept of “the Counter-Enlightenment”

Americans and the Enlightenment

Translating Kant’s Answer to the Question “What is Enlightenment?”

Kant’s Distinction Between “Public” and “Private” Uses of Reason

Translating Moses Mendelssohn’s Answer to the Question “What is Enlightenment?”

Making Sense of the Dialectic of Enlightenment

The American Exile of the Frankfurt School

The Curious Relationship of Theodor Adorno and Virgil Thomson

Habermas and the Concept of Publicity

Foucault, Habermas, and the Debate that Never Was

Foucault and the Enlightenment

“Scientism” and “the Humanities”

Karl Popper and Isaiah Berlin on Enlightenment and Liberty