Author Archives: Mason Tattersall

“Strange Tales from the Useen World”: History of Science Society Annual Conference 2018

I’m delivering a paper at the 2018 annual meeting of the History of Science Society in November. It’s in the “Scientific And Religious Communities In Victorian Britain, And After” panel. Details follow: “Strange Tales from the Unseen World: A Confluence … Continue reading

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Austrian Studies Conference

I had a wonderful time at the 2018 Austrian Studies Conference this year in Burlington Vermont. I commented on a fantastic panel with my Doctorvater David Luft, and the excellent Don Wallace and Carl Findley. Many thanks to Katherine Arens … Continue reading

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BJHS Review

I’ve reviewed Dennis Danielson’s lovely book Paradise Lost and the Cosmological Revolution for the March 2016 edition of the British Journal for the History of Science. BJHS Homepage. Citation: Tattersall, Mason, Review of Danielson, Dennis, Paradise Lost & the Cosmological … Continue reading

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Kierkegaard, Doubt, & Faust

My article “Faust’s Dog: Kierkegaard, Despair & The Chimera of Meaning” appears in the new edition of Eras. Click here for the journal’s website.

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Decadence, Degeneration, & The End

My chapter, “Thermal Degeneration: Thermodynamics & the Heat-Death of the Universe in Victorian Science, Philosophy, & Culture” leads off this new book from Palgrave. Many thanks to the excellent editors Marja Härmänmaa and Christopher Nissen! Visit the Palgrave page for … Continue reading

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Some Book Reviews

For Metapsychology: Tattersall, Mason, Review of Kosman, Aryeh, The Activity of Being: An Essay on Aristotle’s Ontology (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013) for Metapsychology Vol. 17, No. 50 (2013). LINK Tattersall, Mason, Review of Hanson, Jeffrey, Kierkegaard as Phenomenologist: An … Continue reading

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal & the Austrian Idea: Selected Essays & Addresses, 1906-1927

David Luft’s translations of Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s essays & addresses is available now from Purdue University Press. I worked as Dr. Luft’s research assistant on this project, editing translations, providing additional background research, and translating Petrarch; I also compiled the … Continue reading

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Horning Lecture Series

A couple of the Horning lecture series I worked on as David Luft’s assistant: An Adventure of the Mind: Lectures in Modern European Intellectual History (2011-12). This series brought five scholars who work in the field of modern European Intellectual … Continue reading

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Hermeneutics & Spanish Mysticism

My article on the hermeneutic corpus of the sixteenth century Spanish mystic and poet St John of the Cross is available in Vol. XIX of Existentia. Visit the journal’s homepage HERE.

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