Barbara Herrnstein Smith
Braxton Craven Distinguished 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.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 9 Towhee Drive, Topsham, ME 04086
  • Box 90670, The Program in Literature, Durham, NC 27708

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