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"Ethnic Violence in Africa: Destructive Legacies of Pre-Colonial States"

Note: I’ve gotten through the first three chapters of Paul Feyerabend’s Against Method. (Rick’s initial thoughts are here, and Bill has been doing Feyerabend for awhile… 69 palabras más

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Τα Όρια της Επιστήμης

ΕΧΕΙ ΟΡΙΑ η επιστήμη; Και αν έχει, μπορεί να τα υπερβεί;

Μάλλον πρόκειται για λάθος ερώτηση. Όρια έχουν τα πράγματα, οι περιοχές, οι οντότητες. Η επιστήμη δεν είναι τίποτα απ’ όλα αυτά. 1.660 palabras más

Epistemology

“Foucault’s Pendulum”: Social Scholarship, Ideology, and Libertarian Temptations

I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there 
were once walls.
― Michel Foucault

Martin Luther, a German Augustinian monk, is credited with triggering a profound spiritual movement in the minds of early modern Europeans.  5.106 palabras más

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For and/or Against Method, initial miscellany

The past couple weeks I’ve been accumulating material related to our fledgling summer reading group. First I got For and Against Method, realized it was more for than against so I ordered the third edition of… 1.140 palabras más

Liberty

Epistemological anarchism to anarchism

I’ve been working on a paper — since I’ve long tabled the idea of a future in academia, or scholarship, I have only a few projects I want to get done in substitution — to expand the work of… 388 palabras más

Liberty

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I had often warned my students not to identify with their work. I told them, “If you want to achieve something, if you want to write a book, paint a picture, be sure that the center of your existence is somewhere else and that it’s solidly grounded; only then will you be able to keep your cool and laugh at the attacks that are bound to come.” I myself had followed this advice in the past, but now I was alone, sick with some unknown affliction; my private life was in a mess, and I was without a defense.

Paul Feyerabend, Killing Time

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Not papers, not final philosophical declarations, but love… not intellectual survival, but the survival of love.

~ Paul Feyerabend

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