Justin E. H. Smith is professor of the history and philosophy of science at the University of Paris 7–Denis Diderot. His books include The Philosopher: A History in Six Types (Princeton). An editor at large of Cabinet Magazine, he also writes frequently for The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, and other publications. Twitter @jehsmith
Ornamental Thinking: On “Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason”
Is Justin E. H. Smith's assemblage of material actually illuminating? Yes, but only sometimes....