by Tyler Cowen
on July 13, 2013 at 5:10 pm
1. From the World Peashooting Championships.
2. Interview with Joe Studwell, and part two here.
3. Symposium Magazine, looks very good, a bit like a new Lingua Franca?
4. The man who professionalized dog walking.
Yep, others have also suggested the comparison with Lingua Franca: http://agtb.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/game-theory-is-not-useful-except-when-it-is/
Looks to be a very cool initiative so far.
Sorry, not compared with* – apparently the magazine was inspired by Lingua Franca.
#3: “A new generation of scholars is rewriting the story of capitalism by shaking off the old assumptions of both the Left and Right.”
Let me fix that: “A new generation of scholars is rewriting the story of capitalism by shaking off the old assumptions of the Right.”
No. 3 I’m not seeing the brilliance. The feature article is yet another political scientist decrying the potential lose of political science funding. And would it really be such a lose to society if we missed out on the next “Bowling Alone?”
“The Rebirth of Viewing Pleasure
By taking a fresh look at popular culture, students are breathing new life into feminist theories of a generation ago. “
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