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Philosopher explores what it means to be imperfectly rational

Dec. 23, 2021

Pioneering book on formal epistemology, honored by the American Philosophical Association, explores how flawed reasoners can make better decisions

Medieval Mediterranean Map

Scholar reframes Western history away from Europe to the hot bed of the Mediterranean

Dec. 14, 2021

A new book by a religious studies professor explores the West’s origins in the ambiguities, intersections and nuances of the Mediterranean

Du Bois

CU Boulder race scholar reframes Du Bois’ scholarly legacy

Oct. 27, 2021

New Book on W.E.B Du Bois explores the contribution the scholar had on the origins and evolution of intersectionality.

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Cynthia Clark goes to town with her stories

Oct. 6, 2021

CU Boulder staffer and alum embraces avocation as a writer in later life.

Prison walls

Sociologist’s probe of prison gangs wins top award

Jan. 6, 2021

CU Boulder’s David Pyrooz and Arizona State University colleague win the outstanding book award from Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

United Nations

Good news: U.N. peacekeepers do, in fact, reduce conflict

Sept. 16, 2020

Filling a scholarly vacuum, CU Boulder political scientist and co-authors measure the efficacy of peacekeeping missions.

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Narrating Nature: Wildlife Conservation and Maasai Ways of Knowing

July 13, 2020

The current environmental crises demand that we revisit dominant approaches for understanding nature-society relations. Narrating Nature brings together various ways of knowing nature from differently situated Maasai and conservation practitioners and scientists into lively debate.

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Electromagnetism and the Metonymic Imagination

July 13, 2020

How does the imagination work? How can it lead to both reverie and scientific insight? In this book, Kieran M. Murphy sheds new light on these perennial questions by showing how they have been closely tied to the history of electromagnetism.

Close to home

Close to Home: Local Ties and Voting Radical Right in Europe

July 13, 2020

Who votes for radical right parties and why? This book argues that the increasing popularity of the radical right in Europe originates in community bonds: strong ties to one's locality motivate support for the radical right.

What Is a Family? Answers from Early Modern Japan

What Is a Family? Answers from Early Modern Japan

April 7, 2020

'What Is a Family?' explores the histories of diverse households during the Tokugawa period in Japan (1603–1868)

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