Barbara H. Smith
Braxton Craven Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and English
Smith's research has been concerned with literary theory, poetry and poetics, ideas of value and judgment, and intellectual controversies over science and knowledge. Her current work focuses on developments in cognitive science and the philosophy of biology, intellectual issues involving science and religion, and the historical, intellectual and institutional relations between the sciences and the humanities.
- Ph.D., Brandeis University 1965
- M.A., Brandeis University 1955
- B.A., Brandeis University 1954
Smith, BH. "Review of Felipe Fernandez-Armesto’s *Truth: A History*." The Times Literary Supplement (October 1997): 18-18.
Smith, BH. "Review of Rom Harre and Michael Krausz, *Varieties of Relativism*." Common Knowledge 6 (1997): 104-104.
Smith, BH. "The Hermeneutic Circle." PMLA 111 (1996): 465-66.
SMITH, BH, and PLOTNITSKY, A. "NETWORKS AND SYMMETRIES, DECIDABLE AND UNDECIDABLE - INTRODUCTION." SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY 94.2 (1995): 371-388.
Smith, BH. "Circling Around, Knocking Over, Playing Out: Reply to Robert J. Richards." (1994).
SMITH, BH. "MAKING UP THE TRUTH + THE NOTION OF PHILOSOPHICAL VERITY IN CURRENT SCHOLARSHIP - CONSTRUCTIVIST CONTRIBUTIONS." UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO QUARTERLY 61.4 (1992): 422-429.
Smith, BH. "Making (Up) the Truth: Constructivist Contributions." University of Toronto Quarterly 61 (1992): 422-29.
Smith, BH. "The Unquiet Judge: Activism Without Objectivism in Law and Politics." Annals of Scholarship 9 (1992): 111-13.
Smith, BH. "Unloading the Self-Refutation Charge." Common Knowledge 2 (1992): 81-95.