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Intellectual History

Josh and I have been chatting about Peter Watson’s The German Genius, and our dissatisfaction with his account of Kant’s philosophy. This led me to wonder what people’s favorite intellectual histories are. I mean the fun, lively stuff, not the … Continue reading

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The Information

Having been on vacation for the first week of four upcoming, I finally got to finish a book I started more than a year ago.  I like to read popular science/history of science books now and then, especially if they’re … Continue reading

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Travels in Siberia

When I was a sophomore in high school, my World History teacher, Mrs. Alger, had what Ian Frazier, author of Travels in Siberia (2010) would probably refer to as a bad case of “Russia-love.”  She was fascinated with the intellectuals … Continue reading

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