Monthly Archives: April 2011

Budgetary Hemlock: Nevada Seeks to Eliminate Philosophy

The Boston Review has an interesting piece up about the potential shuttering of a university philosophy department, written by the chair of said department, Todd Edwin Jones.  Always interesting when government action leads to discarding a department concerned with thought … Continue reading

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Battle of the Budget Bulge: Living Within Our Means?

Published in The Huffington Post Over the past few weeks I have followed, with something oscillating between frustrated interest and frustrated apathy, what now passes for political theater. Or, I should say, budget-minded theater, for never has a topic of debate … Continue reading

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How to Deceive a Client Without Really Trying

Note: The following is an abridged and easier to understand version of a previous post entitled Legerdemath II: Anatomy of a Banking Trick . If you are mathematically inclined and have some time on your hands, mosey on over there. … Continue reading

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Twitter anyone?

While I can’t say I like Twitter – even the word makes me tw- I mean shudder – I need (using “need” loosely here) more Twitter followers. Why? To spread the word about my future articles. If you add me … Continue reading

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