Monthly Archives: September 2019
Even if tenure theoretically protects controversial or even dangerous thinking, in practice it is the pursuit of job security and the consequence of safe thinking.
Most of the arguments are click bait. The rest are arguments to win.
I would be satisfied if a few minds could see this post.
But then someone gets famous. Don’t let it be you.
Let’s make American colorblind racist again.
More than once, I heard her talk about “philosophy bullshit.”
It is bad enough that academics speak this way; it is even worse when we foist it upon our students.
The book perfectly captures our impasse: it is wildly imaginative about everything but political economy.
The only thing worse than a professional politician is a professional revolutionary. But the only thing better than a true statesman is a true radical.