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The Cat’s Out of the Bag: What do Erwin Schrödinger and T. S. Eliot have in common?

At first glance, a Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist and American-born poet stand as far apart as science and literature usually do.…

3 years ago

Immortal Beloved: Beethoven’s Music is Still Bringing Joy

It is said that before composing, Ludwig van Beethoven  (1770–1827) had a habit of dipping his head in cold water.…

3 years ago

In Memoriam Scott Donaldson, biographer, critic, and scholar of American literature

The Paris Husband, published by Simply Charly in 2018, explores one of the key events in Ernest Hemingway's life—his first…

3 years ago

Simply Charly Ranks Among Top 100 Education Blogs

Teach100, a resource to help educators and those in the field of education find the most relevant blogs from across…

3 years ago

From Here to Infinity: Adding Up Georg Cantor’s Math

What is infinity? In life and mathematics alike, it is an abstract concept referring to something that is endless and…

3 years ago

The Sun Has Risen on Hemingway’s “Clutter” Archive

Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) was a man of few words. His writing style was “clean” and concise, but this tidiness didn’t…

3 years ago

Austen Powers: The Enduring Appeal of the Beloved English Novelist

The word “classic” refers to a work of established value, something that is impervious to the passage of time. This…

3 years ago

A Forgotten Genius? Why Iris Murdoch Fell Out of Favor

When you think about the accomplished Irish writers of the past two centuries, literary giants like Oscar Wilde, James Joyce,…

3 years ago

Noam Chomsky’s Simple Truths

American intellectual Noam Chomsky is 92 years old today. Sometimes during his long life, he has said things that are remarkably…

3 years ago

Then and Now: René Descartes Thought, Was, and Remains Relevant

To this day, the name of René Descartes (1595–1650) is most associated with his famous quote, “I think, therefore I…

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