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Section: Big Ideas

The Science of Speculation

Fall 2018

Professor of philosophy Peter Achinstein’s new book, Speculation: Within and About Science, is a powerful...

Syllabus: Acting Up

Fall 2018

In Acting I, John Astin '52 uses his six decades of acting experience to teach...

Syllabus: Zombies at Homewood

Spring 2018

In the course Zombies, students learn critical reading, thinking, and writing skills while exploring a...

A Place Apart

Spring 2018

Alice McDermott’s latest novel, The Ninth Hour, developed from her desire to understand selflessness, self-sacrifice,...

Syllabus: Risky Business

Fall 2017

In Sex, Drugs, and Dynamic Optimization: The Economics of Risky Behavior, students explore how people...