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Author Archives: Mason Tattersall
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.