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From the Archive

Modernity’s residues
by Emily Ogden (March 22, 2019)

Dangerous doubles and magical ethics
by Chris Goto-Jones (March 15, 2019)

On epistemic possibility: A response to Hirschkind and Tambar
by Alireza Doostdar (September 27, 2018)

What it isn’t: Or, historical periodization by erasure
by Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm (January 24, 2018)

Thomas Pfau and the emergence of the modern individual
by Paul Silas Peterson (October 30, 2014)

Comparing China and India
by Peter van der Veer (April 30, 2014)

Contents and discontents of (post)modernity
by Brad S. Gregory (February 27, 2014)

Modernity, enchantment, and Fictionalism
by Michael Saler (December 20, 2013)

Contending Modernities
Multiple Authors (November 17, 2010)

Christian moderns
by Webb Keane (November 19, 2009)

Akbar Ganji in conversation with Charles Taylor
Multiple Authors (December 23, 2008)