Friday, April 18, 2014

Theme: Alain Baidou

  • Declaring oneself an "atheist" just isn’t what it used to be. Growing numbers of Generation Y prefer to remain agnostic, which is why so many of them go by the "nones", or state no religious preference. My wife used to work at a large university, and she told me that on standardized tests, many of the students put "human" in the ethnic and racial identity box.Read more
  • The question “what is theory?” has been central to the project of the humanities and social sciences since their modern beginnings, and has always been both a “theoretical” and a “critical” question. Certainly, at least since Hume, the question of theory has included a skepticism about theory, that is, a critique of the possibility of generalizing from experience. Read more
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