Monthly Archives: August 2013

Economics Project

So I have completed my collection of books for studying economics – I’m sure that many will envy the fun I’ll be having with these: Intermediate Economics, Varian (Undergraduate) Microeconomic Analysis, Varian (Graduate) Microeconomic Theory, Mass-Colell, Whinston & Green (Graduate) … Continue reading

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“Bart Simpson in a Mujahideen outfit”

So one person dubbed this mural just outside of my Boston apartment, which is soon to be replaced with something new – see the article in Boston.com. I have really enjoyed it – it’s just what public art should be … Continue reading

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All over again, again

I’m reading Richard Hofstadter’s Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, originally published in 1962. I can never decide whether to be encouraged or discouraged when I discover that what’s going on today is not uniquely bad, but just about the same as … Continue reading

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The world we live in: foundations

I am fascinated by the idea that each of us has an internal map or framework that not only determines how we interpret the world around us, but in a sense determines what we do or don’t see, what questions … Continue reading

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