[journal cover] 1999 TABLE OF CONTENTS



GEORGE S. ROBINSON EDITORIAL
DOLPH L. HATFIELD ASSESSING RACIAL SENSITIVITES
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.
JULIUS KAPLAN A SHORT HISTORY OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH GLASS
Art, culture, popular libations, politics, and even treason are all to be found depicted on English glassware.
WALTER BOYNE

FLYING OUT OF THE COLD WAR
US aircraft makers found new ways to survive when it was time to slim down.

MICHAEL MARKELS, JR. EFFECTS OF CREATIVITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Mankind has the basic tools to solve problems that seem to defy solution.
LEE LOEVINGER THE 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 STORIES
From the very beginning, American politics has been shaped by the quiet pens of ghostwriters.
BILL GARRETT A GOLDEN EYE FOR A GOLDEN ERA
An interview with photographer Fred J. Maroon.
DABNEY G. HART WOMEN OF MYSTERY
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 THAN CIVILITY
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.
WILMA DYKEMAN RECOVERING 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.

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EDITOR
George S. Robinson

EDITORIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
John R. Apel
Luther J. Carter
Stanley W. Cloud
Barbara J. Culliton
Murray J. Gart
Richard L. Harwood
Chuck Hyman
Lee Loevinger
Marianne Means
Morris W. Rosenberg
Lester Tanzer
Volkmar K. Wentzel
Robert M. White
Henry H. Work

JOURNAL ADVISORY BOARD
Chairman
Bill Garrett

Robert E. Cleary
Chester L. Cooper
Joseph R. Gunn
Stephen J. Huebner
Richard Krause
Judith Martin
Jacob A. Stein

EDITORIAL ASSOCIATES
Vanessa Lide Whitcomb
Ann Kellogg Robinson

LAYOUT AND PRODUCTION
Jon Howard, JHDesign

PRINTER
Jarboe Printing

WEBSITE DESIGN AND PREPARATION
Amy Pearson, Delta Web & Graphic Design

 

Copyright 1999 by the Cosmos Club.
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