Monthly Archives: September 2010

(Machiavellian) Guidelines for scholarly reviews in the Real world

I’ve recently been asked to write a few book reviews. At first I thought I should keep myself honest by following the Guidelines for Charitable Reviewing set out here a few days ago. Then friends pointed out that those guidelines … Continue reading

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Dikaiosis’ Guidelines for Charitable scholarly reviews

I’ve recently been asked to write a few book reviews. While I agreed to do some, I did so with trepidation. One’s chances of writing fair, balanced reviews are best when two conditions hold: (A) When the reviewer doesn’t personally … Continue reading

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