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The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Providing a sweeping millennium-plus history of the learned book in the West, John Willinsky puts current debates over intellectual property into context, asking what it is about learning that helped to create the concept even as it gave the products of knowledge a different legal and economic standing than other sorts of property.

Caroline Smith
My favorite part of being an STS Peer Advisor was building my relationship with department heads and other STS students. This was something that I would have not otherwise been able to experience had I not taken on the role as an STS peer advisor.
Caroline Smith, STS Student and Peer Advisor