Notes from Seeing Like a State

Notes from Seeing Like a State

Scott, James C.. Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed (The Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University). Yale University Press. Kindle Edition. The book has been expertly reviewed here (and less so here), so I will not add my own …

Science and Philosophy of Science

Science and Philosophy of Science

I was reading an interesting essay a few weeks ago about French philosophy and some of the possible reasons for its long global influence and recent decline: One of the main reasons for this global appeal was the dynamism of French thinking. The sheer inventiveness of Gallic thinkers reflects the …