January 27, 2017

Volume 63, Issue 21

The Chronicle Review

Harvard’s Project Implicit website has informed millions of visitors about their racial prejudices. It has also fueled a decade-long academic feud.

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.

Can neuroscientists help cops in crisis?

Across a color line and an ocean, African-Americans in the Victorian era played off British writers.

Literature may make us more empathetic – until it threatens to really change us.

Scholars study the political right and left, but ignore moderates.

A forthcoming study maps the intellectual roots of the “first new philosophical competitor to liberalism” since the fall of Communism.

Scholars must rise to the task of studying human hubris.