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History They Didn't Teach in School--Upton Sinclair

On September 20th, 1878, the muckraker and Socialist Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore. Sinclair was perhaps the greatest "muckraker" of his era, a crusading journalist whose investigation of the sordid conditions of stockyard workers in Chicago led to the classic book The Jungle, still widely read today. He rose to prominence in the early 1900s, when other journalists such as Ida Tarbell and Lincoln Steffens were doing investigative work on corporate malfeasance and urban political corruption.


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does naturalism make room for the humanities? | Tufts Roundtable ...

does naturalism make room for the humanities? | Tufts Roundtable ... | Naturalism | Scoop.it
That doesn't mean anyone should stop doing literary criticism any more than forgoing fiction. Naturalism treats both as fun, but neither as knowledge.” By the the last clause of this passage, Rosenberg seems to be saying that ...

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Upton Sinclair - Biography and Works. Search Texts, Read Online. Discuss.

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Upton Sinclair. Biography of Upton Sinclair and a searchable collection of works.

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Marxism Is Real Naturalism: Galen Strawson And Panpsychism By Thomas Riggins

Sartre once remarked that the attempt to construct a philosophy that goes beyond Marxism simply recreates a pre-Marxist view that is no longer relevant to current understanding. In a recent issue of the London Review of Books (9-26-2013) I believe the philosopher Galen Strawson guilty of just such an attempt in his article "Real Naturalism."


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Epic Google Doodle honors John Steinbeck, champion of the underdog - Los Angeles Times

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Epic Google Doodle honors John Steinbeck, champion of the underdog Los Angeles Times Steinbeck, who died in 1968 at the age of 66 of heart failure, received the Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for "The Grapes of Wrath." Many consider the Depression-era tale...
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Why Naturalism Is False (or Irrational)

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"Why Naturalism Is False (or Irrational)" is a talk given to student organizations at both Harvard University and Boston College Law School in April 2013. The following notes reflect the substance ...

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