Daily Archive: March 13, 2010

Aeschylus, “The Persians” & war and blasphemy

{Note: I wasn’t planning to post this because it’s a bit rambling and digressive. But, I realized that it sort of fits with the discussion about war and morality.} Let me start by showing...

Non-foundationalism for the layman.

I’m reading Thomas Kuhn’s controversial classic The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, in which Kuhn put forward, among other things, the suggestion that there not be any sense in which we can say that modern...


Kieran Healy won’t be playing chatroulette anymore. Which is sort of a pity, because I haven’t laughed that hard in a long time.