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Whitley on Post-Positivism

I’ve finally got my hands on ‘Prehistory and Post-Positivist Science: A Prolegomenon to Cognitive Archaeology’ by David Whitely this week, and I wish I read it much sooner. It would have been fun on my MPhil course where much of the debate seemed to be about the great...

…but is it the opiate of the masses?

The Choice of Heracles, Paolo di Matteis, 1712 What is it that makes a happy life? People have been asking that for millennia and I have a few minutes while I wait to collect someone, so I might not have a comprehensive answer. The reason I’m asking is that...

Like the postmodernism generator, but funnier

Good news for pomophobes, Julian Baggini has a new game poking fun at certain critical postures in academia: Žižuku. I much prefer this to the postmodernism generator as a satirical tool. The postmodernism generator is something that follows language rules to produce...