Daily Archives: May 13, 2020

Resisting History: Historicism and Its Discontents in German-Jewish Though by David Myers

I mentioned the book last night on my show but perhaps my choice of music for the segment was not the most artful. According to Princeton University Press: Nineteenth-century European thought, especially in Germany, was increasingly dominated by a new … Continue reading

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The Social Theory of Practices: Tradition, Tacit Knowledge and Presuppositions

Here are some highlights from this 2013 book: * The logical positivists had no objections to even the most extreme forms of sociological reductionism, if it was applied to morals. For them, the fact – value distinction was a fire-wall … Continue reading

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Sociology Responds To Fascism

Highlights from this 1992 book: * Sociologists were not notably successful in understanding fascism in the interwar era, much less in educating the public about the subject, and sociologists served the Nazi regimes just as other scholars did. The history … Continue reading

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Information v Transformation

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Racial Revenge

From comments to Steve Sailer: * If you recall the Brock Turner case, he was forcibly held against his will by two Swedes on bicycles. He was in the process of digitally penetrating a woman who at some point had … Continue reading

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