Moralists like Zola and Camus have given way to propagandists like Zemmour and Houellebecq. <strong>The French intellectual is dead</strong>. Long live the French intellectual

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Of Bans & BS

Embed from Getty Images As this is being written, Trump’s travel ban remains suspended by&#160; the courts. The poor wording and implementation of the ban indicates that amateurs are now in charge. Or,
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Ramon Llull

[New Entry by Ernesto Priani on February 10, 2017.] Ramon Llull (1232 - 1316) is an amazing figure in the field of philosophy during the Middle Ages. He is currently recognized as the author of Ars
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Frege's Theorem and Foundations for Arithmetic

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Umar Khayyam

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"His name will endure through the ages, and so also will his work.&rdquo; Thus spoke Engels at <strong>Marx's funeral</strong>, to the 10 people present

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<strong>Alexander von Humboldt</strong> climbed volcanoes, braved an anthrax epidemic, and negotiated with Napoleon. He wanted to measure everything

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Money is hardly a measure of literary value. But literary work is deeply connected to its <strong>author's financial circumstances</strong>

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Life of Plato and On Plato First Alcibiades 1-9

2017.02.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Olympiodorus, Life of Plato and On Plato First Alcibiades 1-9, Michael Griffin (tr.), Bloomsbury, 2015, 245pp., $39.95 (pbk),
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John Wyclif

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