Monthly Archives: May 2009

American Unreason

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Reading Susan Jacoby’s The Age of American Unreason made me very uncomfortable. The book chronicles the history of anti-intellectualism in American culture from the Revolutionary period to the present. It’s an excellent book, well-written, carefully researched, intelligent, and witty. Jacoby, … Continue reading

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Values Clarification

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I’ve been through half a dozen values clarification sessions in my life. I never liked them. For one thing, I never thought they helped clarify anyone’s values. Typically, the group is presented with a hypothetical scenario requiring the sacrifice of … Continue reading

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Liar’s Paradox

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I added a page to my web site about the Liar’s Paradox. I felt it belonged on my web site rather than my blog because it deals with logic and matters of interest to recreational mathematicians. Besides hosting my blog, … Continue reading

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