<strong>Friedrich Hayek</strong>, an obscure young Viennese technocrat, was called &ldquo;Mr, Fluctooations&rdquo; behind his back. How did neoliberalism, his big idea, gain sway?

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Inconsistent Mathematics

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Reasons for Action: Internal vs. External

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Eubulides and his paradoxes

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Mr. Electrico, a magician, shouted &ldquo;Live forever!&rdquo; and electrified 12-year-old <strong>Ray Bradbury</strong>. The sci-fi writer is gone, but his work will last

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Why do we act the way we do? Go into the weeds of <strong>human behavior </strong>and you'll arrive at a definitive conclusion: It's complicated

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Train stations were <strong>Tony Judt's cathedrals</strong>; timetables were his Bible. The two trains he cared about most took him to places where he could avoid history

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Latin American Philosophy: Metaphilosophical Foundations

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Intellectuals are unreliable students of <strong>populism</strong>, finding it too prone to ignorance and demagogy. Beware anyone who claims to speak for "the people," but listen

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Did <strong>Jane Austen </strong>weave clues into her novels of her secret, radical politics? No, but her wit and wisdom were radical in and of themselves

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