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The place of Lippmann in life

In Filosofi, Litteratur on desember 12, 2010 at 4:54 pm

Have you ever considered the fact that the concept of ‘cold war’ was actually coined, that it was made up one day? Well the guy who did it was a journalist born in 1889 in the city of New York, who (among many achievements) won the Pulitzer Prize twice (1958 and 1962) and founded the magazine The New Republic in 1914 (which is still going strong). His name was Walter Lippmann.

 

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Frihet med Houellebecq

In Filosofi, Litteratur on desember 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm

”Back in the kitchen, he realised that belief in the notion of reason and free will, which are the natural foundations of democracy, probably resulted from a confusion between the concepts of free will and unpredictability.” – Michel Djerzinski, fra De grunnleggende bestanddeler av Michel Houellebeck (s.270)

 

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Three ontologies of cartography

In Arkeologi, Filosofi, Litteratur on desember 11, 2010 at 12:51 pm

Within the world of philosophy and social theory during the last years there had been a number of instances where reference have been made to the practice of cartography. Why is this?

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