Joshua T. Katz was Cotsen Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University and is a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He served as a Visiting Critic for the 2022–23 season of The New Criterion.
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Books December 2023
Older than Methuselah
A review of The Oldest Book in the World by Bill Manley.
Features September 2023
Prattle of the sexes
On “men” & “women” in Plato.
Notebook May 2023
Word of mouth
On reading & writing aloud.
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Nov 27, 2023
George Tscherny’s means of meaning
On the late designer’s style.
Mar 29, 2023
At a loss for words
On The New York Times’s reporting on the shooting in Nashville.
Oct 14, 2022
My kind of university, Chicago is
A reflection on the University of Chicago.
October 20, 2022
The beginnings: first words, first lines, first stories
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October 11, 2022
Joshua T. Katz & James Panero discuss “The beginnings”
Executive Editor James Panero sits down with Visiting Critic Joshua T. Katz to discuss “The beginnings: first words, first lines, first stories,” the fourth annual Circle Lecture of The New Criterion.
The full text of the speech will be available in the November 2022 issue. For more information about the Circle of The New Criterion, visit here.