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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


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


“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


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


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


Quote of the Day

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

Quote Of The Day

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

~ Paul Feyerabend