|GEORGE S. ROBINSON||EDITORIAL|
|DOLPH L. HATFIELD||ASSESSING
When ethnic groups object to the use of certain words or stereotypes and those who perpetrate these acts counter the objections by saying that their intentions are not racially motivated, who is right?
|EDMUND A BOWLES||THE
IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Innovations in unrelated fields have found applications in everything from kettledrums and trumpets to pianos.
SHORT HISTORY OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH GLASS
Art, culture, popular libations, politics, and even treason are all to be found depicted on English glassware.
OUT OF THE COLD WAR
|MICHAEL MARKELS, JR.|| EFFECTS
OF CREATIVITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Mankind has the basic tools to solve problems that seem to defy solution.
DISTINCTIVE FUNCTIONS OF SCIENCE AND LAW
Both shape our modern society, but in very different ways.
|NTINOS C. MYRIANTHOPOULOS||THE
PHILOSOPHIC ORIGINS OF SCIENCE
Two cultures have evolved along different paths, but converge every once in a while.
|EDWARD J. BURGER, JR.||HEALTH
AND MEDICINE IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
The current bleak scenario raises both foreign policy and humanitarian concerns.
|JAMES A. ROBINSON||"WHAT
DO YOU THINK ABOUT TAIWAN'S DEMOCRACY?"
After more than ten years and as many elections, a Taiwan voter's question is answered.
|FREDERICK J.O. BLACHLY||GHOST
From the very beginning, American politics has been shaped by the quiet pens of ghostwriters.
GOLDEN EYE FOR A GOLDEN ERA
An interview with photographer Fred J. Maroon.
|DABNEY G. HART||WOMEN
A good mystery offers more than just clues.
|FRANCIS J. SYPHER||THE
OCCULTATION OF LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON
Admired in her time, this author fell quickly from view, but her genius is now being rediscovered.
|WILTON S. DILLON||MORE
Preventing daily hurt is one way to promote a civil society.
|JACOB A. STEIN||CIVILITY
AS AN ART FORM IN DIPLOMACY AND THE LAW
Looking for links among Winston Churchill, Lord Chesterfield, Benjamin Franklin, and the modern lawyer.
A SENSE OF PLACE
Our wanderings, both far and near, define us.
|DOUGLAS REID WEIMER||A
LOOK AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
From the Cosmos Club's refurbished Hillyer House, a picture of this vibrant, historic, area emerges.
|FREDERICK C. DYER||IN
QUEST OF A COSMOS CLUB READERSHIP FOUNDATION
Here is a suggestion from one whimsically serious bibliophile.
The Cosmos Club is a private social club founded in Washington, D.C., in 1878.
DESIGN AND PREPARATION
1999 by the Cosmos Club.
Journal is published annually by the Cosmos Club
The Journal's contents cover a broad spectrum of emerging issues relating to the sciences, technology, health, law, history, current affairs, arts, and humanities written by members of the Cosmos Club, expressing solely their views.