Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Soul

The Soul by Adrian Kuzminski is a thoughtful examination of a perennial topic which is handled, as the author says, by a “stipulative” approach, rather than historically. He says that this style is the approach used by Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, … Continue reading

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Why Economists Fail

The book Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson comes with book-jacket praise from the usual suspects: Steven Levitt of Freakonomics fame, Jared Diamond of Collapse fame, Nobel Prize “laureate” George Akerlof, and Niall Ferguson, champion of … Continue reading

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