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Suman Seth, “Crafting the Quantum: Arnold Sommerfeld and the Practice of Theory,1890-1926″
Arnold Sommerfeld (1868--1951) was among the most significant contributors to the birth of modern theoretical physics. At the University of Munich, beginning in 1906, he trained two generations ofExpand
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Butterfield's Sociology of Whig History: A Contribution to the Study of Anachronism in Modern Historical Thought
Herbert Butterfield’s The Whig Interpretation of History has recently been the focus of much attention. Among other attacks, Butterfield has been taken to task for arguing that anachronism resultsExpand
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Note To Self: Print Monograph Dead; Invent New Publishing Model
  • M. Poe
  • Computer Science
  • 1 December 2001
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The Drinking Game
IT WAS 3:00 a.m. and someone was trying to kick down my door. I wasn't surprised. In my college town--and college towns across America--this sort of thing happens from time to time. Students getExpand
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A History of Communications: Media Causes and Media Effects
  • M. Poe
  • Sociology
  • 1 December 2010
The premises with which we begin are not arbitrary ones, not dogmas, but real premises from which abstraction can only be made in the imagination. They are the real individuals, their activity andExpand
Sidebar: How to Publish Your Monograph without Really Trying
Front Page Not long ago I had an experience that occurs perhaps once or twice in a scholar's life: I saw the future clearly. Expand