Monday, August 05, 2013

On geek culture

On Geek Culture, by Ian Williams: "What is Superman in the twenty-first century but a corporate mascot, albeit one with a lavish backstory?"

2 comments:

  1. Not sure if you are interested in the history of analytic philosophy, but I am doing a series of posts on this at the moment based on Stephen P. Schwartz’s A Brief History of Analytic Philosophy: from Russell to Rawls (2012) as a kind of prolegomena to methodology in economics.

    I really would welcome comments or even severe criticisms to sharpen my knowledge of this subject:

    http://socialdemocracy21stcentury.blogspot.com/2013/08/quine-and-analyticsynthetic-distinction.html

    http://socialdemocracy21stcentury.blogspot.com/2013/08/schwartzs-brief-history-of-analytic_23.html

    http://socialdemocracy21stcentury.blogspot.com/2013/08/schwartzs-brief-history-of-analytic.html

    cheers

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    1. I've been reading the series; I follow your blog fairly thoroughly. So far, you seem to know what you're talking about (at least as well as I do, and you (I think it was you) had some novel things to say about Quine), but, to be honest, I'm not yet convinced the topic is actually important. I kind of burned out on analytic philosophy as a collection of pseudoproblems.

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