Justin E. H. Smith in Extinct: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz never finished the principal task assigned to him by his boss, Georg Ludwig, Elector of Hanover. When the latter became King of England in 1704 –the beginning of the ‘Hanoverian usurpation’ ...

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Leibniz And The Texts Of Deep History

Justin E. H. Smith in Extinct:

 

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz never finished the principal task assigned to him by his boss, Georg Ludwig, Elector of Hanover. When the latter became King of England in 1704 –the beginning of the ‘Hanoverian usurpation’ that still enjoys some sort of power in...

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Sean Carroll’s Mindscape Podcast: Paul Bloom on Empathy, Rationality, Morality, and Cruelty

Sean Carroll in Preposterous Universe:

 

Within every person’s mind there is on ongoing battle between reason and emotion. It’s not always a battle, of course; very often the two can work together. But at other times, our emotions push us toward actions that our reason would counsel against....

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For a Black Mathematician, What It’s Like to Be the ‘Only One’

Amy Harmon in the New York Times:

 

It was not an overt incident of racism that prompted Edray Goins, an African-American mathematician in the prime of his career, to abandon his tenured position on the faculty of a major research university last year.

The hostilities he perceived were subtle,...

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Elizabeth Kenny: Introducing the Baroque Theorbo

      
 


Remembering Dan Fante

Douglas Mallon at 3:AM Magazine:

I met Dan Fante at one of the darkest times in my life. I didn’t know who he was, what he’d done, or who his father was either. I’d never read Ask The Dust — the seminal American novel I now hold to be one of the two most beautiful novels ever...

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